The ability to experience and express emotions is more important than you realise. When you are in tune with your emotions, you gain important knowledge that helps with decision making, relationship success, day-to-day interactions and self-care.
While emotions can play a helpful role, they can take a toll on your emotional health and interpersonal relationships when they feel out of control. Here are tips to control your emotions.
Tips to control your emotions
• Take a look at the impact of your emotions
• Aim for regulation, not repression
• Identify what you are feeling
• Accept all your emotions
• Keep a mood journal
• Take a deep breath
• Know when to express yourself
• Give yourself some space
• Try meditation
• Stay on top of stress
• Talk to a therapist