Keys to Handling Unhealthy Emotions

Everyone experiences emotions as a part of daily life. Some emotions are easier to handle, like happiness and love. On the other hand, emotions like fear, anger, or sadness can be more difficult to manage. Emotions, in and of themselves aren’t healthy or unhealthy. Emotions serve as an indicator of something that is going on internally or mentally. Learning to …

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Mental Health, Personal Growth

Managing the Emotions of Expectations

“If you align expectations with reality, you will never be disappointed.” – Terrell Owens Can you think of a time when your expectations for a relationship or job went unfulfilled? The frustration and disappointment of not meeting an expectation can lead to a variety of emotional responses. And for some, it causes them to stop setting goals and expectations in for …

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Mental Health, Personal Growth

Using Emotions as a Guide

“Leaders, to a large extent, have learned from experience that emotions are something that are to be controlled and mastered, and not much more than that. Emotions are rarely seen as accelerating leadership abilities.” – Dr. John Townsend As a former football player, I could not imagine seeing my emotions in a positive light. I was conditioned to believe that my …

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Mental Health, Personal Growth