Anxiety and panic, as emotions, are designed to exaggerate themselves for our own safety. Sometimes we need to regulate them to stay functional.
Processing negative emotions is essential. It stops us from ‘acting out’ – throwing our emotions onto others without understanding. We can become more free. We can ask for what we want without causing conflict.
A look at why developing emotional intelligence is so key to leading a happy life.
Are you always in firefighting mode, avoiding disaster? Arguably, this is only one of five modes of living. What might the other four be?
Controlling emotions is something which a lot of people aspire to, but which many people feel ambivalent about. A large number of people would say
One difference between adults, is the way they express themselves when they are distressed. Some individuals are happy to shout their distress from the rooftops,