Emotions that we are experiencing at any given moment influence how we live and interact with other people and what choices we make. That is why recognizing your emotions and learning to manage them in healthy ways is one of the most important skills you can have. Explore this section to learn how to identify your emotions and control them when you go through tough situations.

The Truth About Self-Harm Emotions

The Truth About Self-Harm

Reading Time: 6 minutes Self-harm is a secretive behavior that affects more people than you may think – about 10% of adolescents and young adults. This article is an explainer, and its goal is to explain self-harm, its possible causes, and how to access treatment and support. What is self-harm? Self-harm or self-injury describes the non-suicidal behavior when someone deliberately inflicts harm on their body as a way of…

April 1, 2022

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Why Do I Feel Sad for No Reason, and What Should I Do?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Our mood may change depending on countless factors. Emotions are a response to our environment, thoughts, and experiences, so they cannot be static — there will always be ups and downs. Even though all of us would like to always be happy and joyful, it’s virtually impossible for a human being to constantly stay positive. Sadness is one of the basic emotions that we all…

March 31, 2022

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8 Self-care Tips to Live Better with Bipolar Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutes Living with bipolar disorder which is characterized by extreme mood swings from mania to depression can feel very challenging at times. But although bipolar disorder is a long-term condition, coping with its symptoms is possible. The first step is getting support from a mental health professional that can help you learn effective strategies that work for you. Therapy can help you learn how to deal…

March 30, 2022

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How Gratitude Makes You Happier

Reading Time: 6 minutes Many of us express gratitude by saying “thank you” to a person who has helped us or when we’re given a gift. Since childhood, we’ve learned to thank automatically and as a social rule. But gratitude is more than the action of showing good manners. It’s a positive, conscious, social emotion that has roots in evolutionary history. It may have evolved as a survival mechanism…

February 17, 2022

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What Is Emotional Exhaustion and How to Cope

Reading Time: 7 minutes When you reach the point of emotional exhaustion, you can feel drained, tired, down, lacking energy, and have difficulty coping with everyday tasks. Eventually, it comes to the point when you hardly feel any sense of accomplishment. Emotional exhaustion can occur when you experience excessive stress that builds up over a prolonged period. It’s one of the first warning signs and symptoms of burnout. Anyone…

January 13, 2022

What Is Emotional Intelligence and How to Develop It Emotions

What Is Emotional Intelligence and How to Develop It?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Emotional situations can sometimes get the best of us, and we may even act in ways we later regret. This is entirely normal. But overall, some people are much better at handling emotions than others, and some can even use their emotional awareness and skills to help them attain positive outcomes. It all comes down to how emotionally intelligent you are. Fortunately, emotional intelligence is…

July 29, 2021

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How to Thrive as a Highly Sensitive Person

Reading Time: 4 minutes A highly sensitive person (or HSP) is someone who is more sensitive to physical, emotional or social stimuli. Being highly sensitive can be considered a personality trait that comes with its own strengths and difficulties. Here we will look at how to thrive as a highly sensitive person. What is a Highly Sensitive Person? If you’ve ever been told that you are “too sensitive” or…

July 20, 2021

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How to Deal with Anger: 8+ Tips to Help You Stay Calm

Reading Time: 5 minutes Anger can be a positive emotion—especially when it motivates you to work through issues or create positive social change. However, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by it and get verbally or physically aggressive. Conversely, refusing to acknowledge, express anger, and deal with it healthily can affect your health and well-being. When your temper, and how you choose to cope, leads to undesirable consequences, you need…

June 7, 2021

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What Is Emotional Numbness, and How to Get Relief?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Do you ever feel like you’re just going through the motions in your life? It’s natural for everyone to feel a bit disconnected from the world around them at times. But if you feel this way more often than not, you may be experiencing what is known as emotional numbness. What Is Emotional Numbness? In short, emotional numbness is a general lack of emotions, and…

May 28, 2021

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6 Types of Basic Emotions and Their Effect on Human Behavior

Reading Time: 7 minutes How we respond to stimuli determines our daily experiences and overall quality of life. These responses are emotions that lead to various choices or actions. Researchers have long been curious about why human beings react the way they do to stimuli. In the process, various theories about emotional psychology have emerged. Understanding what basic emotions are is essential for improving one’s reactions and perceptions. What…

May 12, 2021

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Strategies to Control Anger Outbursts

Reading Time: 6 minutes Are you angry more often than not? Your anger might be triggered by a minor annoyance like traffic on your regular commute or a significant inconvenience caused by a deceitful co-worker. Day-to-day situations can get stressful and make you angry. How to control anger outbursts? An automatic response to some situations may see you act aggressively. However, there are healthier ways to express anger that…

March 19, 2021

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Dealing with Anger

Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you fume when your child does not obey your instructions? Do you get to feel like hitting the wall when your phone doesn’t work? Well, anger can lead us to do bad things. It can easily get the better of someone who doesn’t know how to control it. If you have anger issues, you need to learn to control it to avoid misfortunes. With…

October 15, 2020