Emotional Wellness

Emotional wellness involves awareness of the full range of emotions: the uplifting, the negative and everything in between. Being able to manage and express feelings is a crucial part of life. Learning to address negative emotions is just as important as being open to positive ones (such as happiness, love, enthusiasm, confidence, gratitude and hope).

Take a moment to think about what works for you. Some suggestions include:

  • Developing your sense of humor
  • Managing your stress well
  • Starting your day with a smile
  • Selecting a positive emotion and using it to inspire your day
  • Focusing on solving problems
  • Maintaining positive relations with family and/or friends

If negative emotions (such as panic, anxiety, depression or anger) dominate your experience, consider talking with friends or professionals.

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