When people say things about you do, they say that you are a very emotional person? Do you feel that whatever happens in your day can decide what you are going to be feeling?
Being someone that is emotional can be someone that has a big heart, and this is a good thing. When you let your feelings come through, it can help you to be aware of who you are and to help you to connect with other people.
If you allow your emotions to control you and choose the way that you live, it can lead to a life of stress and can affect your life in a negative way. These kinds of feelings can even cause problems in your relationships and even your physical body.
An empath is someone that has strong emotions and someone that feels the pain of others. They have strong feelings that are deep, and this causes them to have to learn hard lessons.
It can take years for someone to figure out that their emotions cause them to have low-self-esteem. You might not even realize that all of the negative things you say to yourself cause you to change your moods.
When you realize that you have problems such as stress and anxiety, you might only then realize that you need to learn to be in control of your life and your emotions. If your emotions take control of your life, chances are that you will face stress and possibly even depression.
Allowing negative thoughts to rule your life will affect you and the older you get the more lessons you will have to learn.
Validate Your Feelings
When you feel emotions coming and you are changing, do not push these feelings to the side. Learn to say what your emotions are and once you call them out, allow them to come out.
Having feelings is an important thing in your life and when you try to suppress them, it will cause you to have even more problems and can lead to other things such as anger and loneliness, maybe even addiction.
Some people will turn to things for comfort such as food or drugs. This can cause you to gain weight and to be addicted to things that are unhealthy with you. Once this happens you will have even more strong emotions, and this will all be a cycle in your life.
When you express your emotions, you allow yourself to accept them. You then need to understand where they are coming from and why they are holding on to you.
Pay attention to the things in your life that triggers your emotions. Are you jealous or afraid of something? Be aware of what you are feeling and learn that your feelings come when you feel bad, attacked, unappreciated or even disrespected. This can come in the form of someone ignoring you or talking about you.
Your emotions will be there to let you know what you are feeling and let you pick through what is real and what isn’t.
Always learn to be aware of your emotions and your thoughts. Do not let them control you but speak the truth and know what you are feeling.
Take time to write down what emotions that you have. Journaling your feelings can help you to understand where your emotions come from. Why do you feel the way that you do? What happened up to this point that caused your emotions to change?
Ask yourself questions that can be action questions and can lead you to answers. Figure out what you can do that is more positive. If you don’t like to journal, at least ask the questions out loud and answer them for yourself.
You need to take responsibility for your actions. What made you act a certain way? What happened that made you angry?
Other things that people do to you can cause your emotions to take over. You will always have a choice to how you react to things and even if you get angry, it is your choice to choose to deal with it in a positive or a negative way.
Being connected to negative reactions will cause you to miss out on feeling good. You have to learn to stop reacting when you have strong emotions. Let yourself take time off to calm down. When you are calm, then act.
Even if you have a positive emotions, it can still control you. Will you do something with these emotions that you will regret later?
Learn to say things that are positive to yourself. Find a way to put your anger in control and to remover yourself from the situations that is upsetting you. Connect with your words and say things or phrases that help you to control your emotions.
Find words that are associated with control and do not let your emotions control you, but you be in control.
You must remember that you are not a product of your emotions and you have to decide if you are in control of yourself or if your emotions are in control.
Learn to be aware of your feelings and your emotions and learn what triggers you to feel out of control. You will learn that your emotions are important, but you will also learn that you can in fact be in charge of them.