Learning to cope with painful emotions
Some emotions are easier to deal with than others. When things feel really difficult, it's sometimes hard to cope.
Learning to cope with these emotions in a positive way can help you live a healthier and happier life.
Talking can help!
Express your feelings and thoughts by talking with someone you trust:
Let your emotions out physically
Let your body help you express your feelings by:
Going for a walk or run
Squeezing a stress ball
Screaming into a pillow
Singing and dancing
Ripping up a newspaper
Playing a sport
Doing some chores
Find creative ways to express your emotions
Try some relaxation strategies
Help your mind and body to refocus by trying some:
If your emotions are too strong to express in other ways, try to distract yourself by:
Watching TV or a movie
Looking up funny videos or memes
Doing something you enjoy
Playing a game
Learning something new
Talking or hanging out with friends
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