Friday, March 4, 2016

Take Control Now (2)

For your second assignment, you're going to dig a little deeper with your journal entries and delve into the feelings you write about. What situations or people are causing you to feel anger, sadness, or happiness? It's time to explore the source of your emotions and understand why you feel the way you do. 
Take your time and be honest with yourself. 

Once you feel you have a good grasp on the causes of these feelings, it's time to work on controlling them. 

Attached to this post is an article entitled "5 Ways to Get Your Unwanted Emotions Under Control." Scroll down to the bottom of the article and read the 5 steps to help you regulate your emotions
"This 5-step approach is one that you can readily adapt to the most characteristic situations that cause you trouble. Knowing your emotional triggers can help you avoid the problems in the first place. Being able to alter your thoughts and reactions will build your confidence in your own ability to cope. With practice, you’ll be able to turn negatives into positives, and, each time, gain emotional fulfillment."

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