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What is Emotional Wellness & How to Achieve It

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Emotional wellness is knowing your feelings and knowing how to appropriately act on them. But emotional wellness doesn’t just happen and it takes a while to get in tune with our emotions. There are a few steps we must take in understanding out emotions and feelings.


Steps to Emotional Wellness

  1. First we must accept our feelings and our emotions. This means we must recognize what we are feeling and begin to think about what might be causing those feelings.
  2. Then we can begin to understand why we are feeling the way we are and what those feelings might mean. Is there something that caused this feeling? Was its negative experience or a positive?
  3. Finally we can begin to act on those emotions in a positive way. This is the key to emotional wellness. We don’t want to act rashly out of emotion. We want to understand our feelings and act on them appropriately and calmly.


Emotional wellness is a crucial part of our overall well being. It’s important to ensure that you’re taking care of your emotional well being.

There are several things you can do to improve your emotional wellness.

Reduce Stress

Stress affects everyone so knowing how to deal with it is a crucial part of our wellbeing. Long term stress can affect your immune system, your digestive system and many other parts of your body. There are plenty of ways to manage stress like exercising, talking to a health professional, meditation or journaling. Find a stress management tool that works for you and use it regularly.


Get quality sleep

Not getting good quality sleep can cause issues like irritability or forgetfulness and can cause you to be more clumsy. Getting a good night’s sleep doesn’t have to be complicated. You simply need a good routine and a good environment.

Make sure you are going to bed and waking at the same time each day. This will help your body know when it’s time to sleep. Make sure your environment is quiet and dark as this is the best environment for quality sleep.


Have a positive outlook

Having a positive attitude about life can change a lot of things. Remember the good things in your life and try not to dwell on the bad or negative. Having a positive outlook in life can help you have a better quality of life.


Be mindful

We talked a little bit about stress management through meditation but let’s focus in on that a little more. Being mindful through meditation can improve your emotional wellbeing. Meditation can be useful for anxiety and stress.


Strengthen good relationships

Having good, positive people in your life can help your emotional wellbeing. You don’t want just any relationship, you want to make sure you have healthy relationships in your life.


Ask for help

There may be times when you just don’t have the answers. It’s always okay to ask for help. Seek out a healthcare provider and they will be able to help you manage whatever feelings you are needing help with.


Emotional Wellness is crucial for overall wellness but often times it’s forgotten. This month remember to focus on your emotional wellness and we know you’ll notice a difference in your overall health and wellbeing.




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