Emotional Availability

Emotions guide our everyday lives. Our choices, actions, and thoughts are all guided by our emotions. Managing and utilizing them in a beneficial manner has the potential to transform one’s life in a positive manner. Improving one’s emotional intelligence can be a great psychological benefactor to oneself.

Allowing ourselves to feel emotions is part of a healing process and being capable of moving on. Our emotions are apart of who we are and it is important to feel them as they arise in our day to day lives. Suppressing emotions inside could lead to deterioration of mental health. One does not need to feel shame for showing emotions whether that be to oneself in private or to others. Sitting and allowing ourselves to feel emotions that arise can be a lead to a break through in our mental health journeys.

Emotions can be both positive and negative. While we should strive not to let our negative emotions consume ourselves, they can give us the push that may lead us to healing. Our emotions could encourage us to want to move on and work on a healing process. Uncovering suppressed emotions will allow us to deal with them in a positive and effective way. There are many activities that we can engage in, in order to uncover such emotions and work through them. Activities such as journaling, reading, meditating, and talking to a therapist are some viable options. However, emotions can become overwhelming at times. In such cases, it would be crucial to find ways to either channel those emotions in a positive manner or use distractions techniques to cope and process them in small doses.

It is also important that we help ourselves to evoke position emotions by working out, engaging in hobbies, socializing with loved ones. It is important to regulate the joys of life and indulge in the things that make us feel good so long as they are healthy options. Allow yourself to feel the moment and release your emotions whether that be to just break down or laugh out loud.

Our emotional intellect along with your cognitive intellect are the guiding factors in our lives. Emotions come in both positive and negative forms. Allowing ourselves to feel what arises and utilizing those emotions to fuel our drive and motivation could lead to break throughs, leading us towards a positive path. Suppressing our emotions is like shaking a bottle of soda, we can only hold in the pressure of our emotions so much until we just burst. Once it gets to that point, we may have a hard time managing our actions. Therefore, it is imperative that we remain aware of our emotions, allowing ourselves to feel them and managing them when necessary.

Mental Health Moments

We all have our own mental health moments. While some maybe more facile others may be more difficult to deal with. No matter how hard the struggle is it’s important to find the root of that emotions and deal with your feelings in a positive, and helpful way. Finding coping mechanisms is a way to help you in your mental health moments. There are many different tools and resources that you can use to help you in varying scenarios. You do not have to navigate your psychological struggles by yourself. Therapy is a great resource to help assist ones mental health. A therapist is eligible to help you find ways to help support you in any mental health case no matter the severity.

Mental health is often overlooked. We live in a world full of stress and chaos but there is also a bright side. No matter what circumstances may be, it is important to check up on your mental health and find ways to not only manage a particular situation but also better yourself as a whole. In today’s society we are constantly experiencing so much from the outside world. We see much disarray all over social media and other platforms and it is a lot to take in. Absorbing everything in life can be very overwhelming and has a great impact on one’s mental health. There are many different emotions that we may feel as a result of what we consume and how we process them cognitively. Many different outcomes of our emotions impact our mental health. The more that you prioritize helping yourself the better and happier you will be overall. It is important to sit down and think about what may be the root of what you are feeling so you can find appropriate coping mechanisms and solutions. Your mental health should be a priority as it affects everything in your life and, you are important.

Coping with your mental health related issues is the beginning of renewal and freedom. While it may not be easy, it is always worth it in the end. It is important to find a suitable coping tool for whatever emotions you may be feelings and circumstances you may be experiencing. If you are struggling, seeking out therapy is a viable option. Therapists are experts in helping you attain greater insight about yourself, learn coping skills, become more productive by providing a safe space to share, explore, and receive guidance. Make sure to always prioritize your mental health moments because they matter and you matter!