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definition of emotional maturity I've ever come across--"the ability to express one's own feelings and convictions balanced with consideration for the thoughts and feelings of others."
Stephen R. Covey,
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Express your emotions and feelings whilst being aware of the thoughts and feelings of others
Regardless of what people claim, a negative pang is not offset by a positive one (some psychologists estimate the negative effect for an average loss to be up to 2.5 the magnitude of a positive one); it will lead to an emotional deficit.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb,
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
.emotions negative hits are stronger than the positive ones