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Managing Your Emotional Reactions

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Emotional self-awareness is the ability to recognize your emotions. Emotions are a part of life. They play a role in how you react to things. They can also make you more aware of what's important to you. Understanding what you're feeling can help you manage your emotions in a healthy way.

Sometimes emotions can feel overwhelming. You can use emotional self-awareness to help you cope with these emotions and your reactions to them.

Here are some ideas to try.

Credits for Managing Your Emotional Reactions

Current as of: October 20, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Andrew Littlefield PhD - Psychology, Behavioral Health

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