Learn How to Control Your Emotions and Feel Confident
You may be thinking, "Yeah right, it's impossible control your emotions. If it was easy I would have done so years ago." But responding wisely, or controlling your emotions, is not as hard as it seems. When you learn how to control your emotions your confidence improves tremendously. The truth is, emotions are intense and, at times, feel like they rule your life. When this happens, you have less self-control which leads to more impulsive and emotional decision making, depleting your confidence in the long run. But you can learn how to control your emotions and feel confident.
Simple Ways to Control Your Emotions and Feel Confident
This video will help you understand how you can control your emotions more effectively and feel confident. There are small and simple ways to keep your emotions in check and keep you in control of them. The awareness of your emotion is number one and when you are proactive in preventing an emotional explosion, you also improve your confidence.
Self-care for emotions can automatically help you feel more confident too. Actions that aid in your health like exercise, drinking enough water, taking your medication and eating right will not just physically fuel you, but they help you mentally too. That's right, your basic needs are more important than you may realize. These can help you feel less sensitive and more in control. They are also part of the dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills I refer to often.
More Ways to Control Your Emotions and Feel Confident
Try these other tips:
- Avoid or limit your time with people who bring you down.
- Take your medications or supplements as prescribed.
- Eat every 3-4 hours to keep your blood sugar balanced (blood sugar regulates your mood and emotions) .
- Go to bed earlier and avoid electronics before bedtime.
- Feel more in control by practicing tips from the article: 10 Ways to Feel More Positive and Confident.
Emily is the author of Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Being Who You Are.You can visit Emily’s Guidance Girl website. You can also find her on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.
LPC, E. (2015, March 5). Learn How to Control Your Emotions and Feel Confident, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2019, August 22 from https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/buildingselfesteem/2015/03/learn-how-to-control-your-emotions-and-feel-confident
Author: Emily Roberts MA, LPC
Please do look into that group as it may be helpful. I wish you the best of luck and look forward to hearing from you.
Take Good Care,