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Physical expressions of emotion can be problematic, even though they're justified by the "Show, don't tell" mandate. But there are often better, more artful ways to give us insights into the interiority of your POV characters.
An expert writer of stories needs to have some mastery of psychic distance—the distance the narrator stands from a character’s emotions, thoughts, and perceptions. No matter what viewpoint or person or verb tense you’re using for your story, your narration will sometimes go very close to character perception and sometimes stay quite distant. 
Is your story's conflict gripping readers? Not all conflict is created equal. Some creates tension; some doesn't. And in fact, conflict isn't the only way to create tension.

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