Like any of the seven dimensions of wellness, taking care of your emotions is just as important as taking care of yourself physically. Emotional wellness affects your mental health which may lead to effecting your physical health through high blood pressure, headaches, ulcers, or other physical symptoms.
It is much easier to cope with the good and bad things that life throws your way when you have a healthy mind. Self-esteem and stress may be better controlled when you have confidence and think more positively of yourself.
Below are 15 strategies to help improve your emotional wellness so that when life throws you a curveball you are ready to hit it head-on.
Accept and Forgive Yourself
Discover Your Stressors and Stress Relievers
Express Your Feelings in Appropriate Ways
Think Before You Act
Find Your Purpose/Meaning
Look at the Situation From Another Perspective
Have a Reliable Support System
Move Your Body To Lessen Anxiety
Eat a Balanced Diet
Have Good Time Management Skills
Get Enough Sleep
Try Not to Overextend Yourself and Your Schedule
As you practice incorporating these tips into your life, your emotional wellness will become stronger and lead you to a happier life.
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