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.

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How to Know if I Have ADHD

Reading Time: 7 minutes Are you frequently forgetful, hopelessly disorganized, easily distracted, make impulsive decisions, and experience frequent mood swings? Have you ever wondered whether ADHD is to blame for all your persistent problems? Before you jump to any conclusions, keep in mind that diagnosing ADHD in adults isn’t quite that simple. Most people feel unfocused, scattered, or restless at times. That’s quite normal. And such symptoms of ADHD…

June 23, 2022

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9 Health Effects of Anger in Men

Reading Time: 7 minutes All of us feel angry from time to time. Anger is a completely natural emotion, just like joy or fear, and it’s impossible to imagine our lives without it. Psychologist Paul Eckman recognized 6 basic emotions, and anger is one of them. Sometimes, anger can even be helpful, enabling a person to reflect on difficult situations and understand what they need to change. However, anger…

June 8, 2022

What Hides Behind Anger Emotions

What You Can Learn From Your Anger

Reading Time: 7 minutes We’re trained from a young age to believe that feeling our emotions is not OK. When we’re sad, we’re told to stop crying. When we’re frustrated, we’re told to hush. When we’re heartbroken, we’re told to move on. And when we’re angry, we often get in trouble. As a result, we learn that certain emotions are “bad” and we repress them. But this has consequences.…

May 25, 2022

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6 Types of Basic Emotions and Their Effect on Human Behavior

Reading Time: 9 minutes How we respond to stimuli determines our daily experiences and overall quality of life. These responses are emotions that influence our actions, behavior, and decision-making. 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 16, 2022

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