10 Ways to Control your Emotions

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Emotions are the interplay between our thoughts and physical sensations. Emotion is that vital element which differentiates human being. Sometimes they act as driving force to our life. Emotions can be positive or negative. Positive emotions are good to health as a phlegmatic person is not acceptable in society. But negative emotions such as rage, envy or bitterness set an alarm.

If you often come across thought that brings out sudden burst of anger, sadness or anxiety which further spiral downs to depression then it’s the time to pay some heed to it. A negative emotion not only influences your social life but it has dangerous effects on your health too. Sentimental people often pick up on it subconsciously and complicate their lives. They face harder time in keeping friends and functioning normally within the society. The best cure to control emotion is to understand the fact that emotions are all about how we feel and react to incidents going on in front of us. You might get perplexed with this idea, but it’s true. To clear the enigma of idea let us take a situation, say, if someone responded to you rudely, it is not going to cause any harm to you unless you take it personally. In the very same manner if something happens in front you and you are able to make yourself indifferent to it then you are safe from the fatal disease, Depression!

So if you are convinced with above discussion then scroll down to explore techniques to gain control over your emotion:

10. Breathe Deep, keep your head up!

10. Breathe Deep, keep your head up!

If you think emotions are all about what’s going on in your head then you need to change your perception. It’s about your physiology too. As described in first line of article, emotions are interplay between thoughts and physical sensation. Mending your gestures might help you. Walking with your head held high makes you feel confident and deep breathing keeps you calm. These mere gestures can create a difference in your attitude. Try it!

9. Loud Music

9.loud music

To the music lovers this option is might be a boon. When you feel that your mind has been blocked with lots of negative thought and you feel like reacting to them promptly but at the same time you realize that later on you may regret then silently plug in your ear phones. And play party songs at full volume. This activity lets you feel indifferent to the situation. After one or two tracks you will start forgetting your worries.

8. Express your feelings to someone you trust

8. Express your feelings to someone you trust

This might not sound a very good idea to the ones who don’t prefer to express their emotions. Talking to someone about something you didn’t like might lighten your mood. Seek someone you can rely upon, share your feelings, sometimes while repeating the story you get to know your own faults. And if you don’t encourage sharing your feeling then your pet or that old tree near your house is right there waiting for you!

7. Avoid prompt reactions

7. Avoid prompt reactions

It is guaranteed that after reacting right away to emotional triggers you will have to suffer immense guilt. If you are ever finding yourself in the extreme situation first of all calm yourself. Take few deep breathes. Console yourself.

6. Learn to accept your emotions

6. Learn to accept your emotions

Have you ever wondered how great it would have been if these emotional triggers served positively? Emotions serve as driving force. And it would be best if you are able to manipulate your negative emotions to your interest. All you have to do is identify your triggers, make a database within you mind and pen down some positive points to each trigger. Further, whenever you face anxiety think of the positive side related to that cause! This may be quite critical, but once achieved, it proves really effective.

5. Meditation

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Meditation has been rendering its support to calm human being since ancient time. It clears your mind, takes away all negativeness and keeps you cheerful and alive. Scientific studies have proven the overwhelming benefits of meditation.

4. Act witty

4. Act witty

Right emotions at right time acts as driving force. When you are emotional activate your brain, it dilutes and subdues the urge for prompt reaction instantaneously. Now the question is how to switch between an over emotional and witty states of mind? And the answer is, think about any theory you studied in matriculate. This is funny, but it really works! This way you will be able to swing your mind to witty a state and now you can deal with your problems tactfully.

3. Avoid the triggers

3. Avoid the triggers

All of us come across the line, ‘better late than never’. Road safety always aims on avoiding accidents. Same concept goes with day to day happenings of life. We were taught in our primary classes “PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE”. Sticking to this principle the best way to control your emotion is avoiding the triggers. To accomplish this first thing you have to do is identify the trigger. When you are calm try to figure out the triggers that provoke sadness, rage or anxiety within you and try to keep yourself away from such situations.

2. Do what you like!

2. Do what you like!

Emotions are all about what is going on within you. The incidents you come across can’t tamper your health unless you take them personally. So learn to feel indifferent. To clear the enigma of idea let us take a situation, say, if someone responded to you rudely, it is not going to cause any harm to you unless you take it personally. But being in the situation it is difficult to do this. When you feel over emotional indulge yourself in your passion. Let your focus shift to gardening, painting, or whatever you like. You will feel great by doing this. If you are a man you can play video games and if you are woman you can go for shopping. It is the best way to keep you indifferent.

  1. Smile
1.smile

Smile is magical. It has been scientifically proven that it is impossible to feel bad while you are smiling. Any time you feel bad, think of best moments from your life, which you always love to cherish, smile will automatically appear on your face. Hold that smile until you feel alive from inside. It might sound enigmatic but tr this, when you are raging outrageously smile over yourself, when you are anxious smile over your plight and when you are depressingly sad let lose your thoughts in overwhelming moments of your life from past, smile will automatically appear. Smile brightens your mind and lights up your soul. Let the magic heal you.

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