Listening to our emotions, and giving them a voice, is part of our self-development. If we are feeling strange, or uncomfortable, then it may be that our mind and body are trying to tell us something.
Anxiety and depression: how to manage obsessive thoughts and feelings
To manage overwhelming emotions, we can get busy on distracting activities, or we can work inwardly on ourselves. Both are effective, but learning to manage our emotions inwardly may have more long-term success.
Meditation: a quietening of the emotions
Meditation encourages a quietening of the emotions. This does not mean we cease to care. But it does mean that we are able to master our response to life.
Panic attacks and emotional regulation
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
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.
Anxiety and emotional intelligence
A look at why developing emotional intelligence is so key to leading a happy life.