Physical and emotional health is important. How we feel both physically and emotionally affect each other. Understand the definition of good emotional health.
Guilt is the body's red flag to let you know when you have done something wrong. If you have a guilty conscience, your family is at risk. Take the steps necessary to protect them now.
Fear of the unknown is frequently the basis for worry, and the resulting physical symptoms can be troublesome. Although based on real life situations, fear is perpetuated by irrational beliefs.
Journaling is a great way to change your thoughts, feelings, and actions. There are many ways to go about it, and using the computer opens up avenues not available elsewhere.
Our expectations can either make our break us. If they are too low, we live our lives bored and unfulfilled. If they are too high, they can cause us emotional turmoil.
Music has the power to soothe and bless, to inspire and motivate. It is one of the most important tools we have in establishing and maintaining our emotional health.
Thoughts and actions are integrally connected. If thought patterns are irrational, then inappropriate actions will follow. Identification of thought patterns allows them to be changed.
Negative emotions are a part of life, but that don't have to control us. We can change them by recognizing them and the thought processes that lead to them, then focusing on their opposites.
Coping with anger as a caregiver of a TBI survivor is mentally, emotionally, and physically exhausting. There are ways to manage and reduce outbursts and irritability.
Fear is a difficult emotion. It freezes a person in their tracks and causes physical symptoms that just won't go away. Worry is its constant companion. Recognizing what we fear is the first step.