Five Ways to Keep Your Emotions in Check

Five Ways to Keep Your Emotions in Check

Five Ways to Keep Your Emotions in Check

Are you concerned with your emotional health when you are placed in certain situations?  Do you often rise to anger too quickly?  Are you trying to cope with overwhelming social anxiety?  Many people deal with emotional instability in their everyday life, and they often must take the time to understand their emotions.  Learning how to manage your emotions involves a process that many people often go through with the help of a professional in anxiety therapy in Orlando.  In these sessions, you can learn coping strategies to stay healthy and stable.  These are a few ways that you can work to keep your emotions in check.  

Recognize Your Triggers

When you are concerned about your behaviors as you deal with difficult emotions, it is helpful to take the time to recognize your triggers.  Learning about how certain situations effect you can allow you to manage your emotions when you are placed in those scenarios.  Managing your emotions involves understanding what causes the negative ones.  Recognize your triggers so that you can then learn coping strategies to prevent negative emotions.

Practice Balance

Someone who is constantly filling their schedule with events and meetings will not leave much time for routine and self-care.  Without balance, you can easily feel overwhelmed by certain aspects of your life.  Take the time to find a balance in your routine.  Set boundaries with work and personal life so that you stay grounded and have time to relax in each aspect of your life.

Spend Time Alone

Being overstimulated can also result in emotional instability.  When you are constantly busy, working overtime, or always with your friends, you do not leave much time for you to take care of yourself.  Self-care is vital for staying grounded in your priorities and personal goals, as it allows you quiet time to be solely with yourself.  This means that you can work on the things that you want to without worrying about how it will affect others around you.

Practice Healthy Habits

Do you have a healthy way to release your emotions?  When you are dealing with an overwhelming emotion, consider taking up a new hobby or activity to help you unwind.  Exercise classes are a great way to find a mind and body connection that releases some emotional tension.  Social activities can also help, when they are with the right people.  When you have a healthy habit to turn to, you will be less likely to let your negative emotions get the best of you.

Take a Break

When you are feeling overwhelmed, angry, irritable, or sad, take a break.  Put down whatever you are doing and walk away for a few minutes.  When you take a minute and remove yourself from a bad situation, you will be more likely to stay level-headed and find your way through a tough situation.

These are a few of the ways that you can keep your emotions in check so that you can have stability in your life.  With the help of a professional in anxiety therapy in Orlando, you can learn how to live a healthy and sane lifestyle without tumultuous emotions.  Contact Orlando Thrive Therapy to start thriving in your life today.

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Heather Oller

Heather Oller is a licensed Orlando therapist at Orlando Thrive Therapy, Coaching & Counseling who specializes in counseling Orlando couples, individuals, and families who are seeking changes in their lives. She has been a mental health professional for over 17 years and is a practicing Orlando counselor that specializes in conflict resolution for couples. You can contact her for an appointment or call 407-592-8997 for more information.