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Do You Control Your Emotions or Do Your Emotions Control You?

Dec 30, 2021 / General     

Emotions are so powerful that at times they seem to overwhelm us. Emotions like jealousy, anger, fear, worry, and grief can put us on a reactionary path. But you don’t have to be controlled by your emotions. These tips may help. First, be the boss of your thoughts. Emotions certainly affect your thoughts, but your thoughts can also guide your emotions. Try to look at an emotional decision or situation with someone who can help you think objectively. Often the realities of objective thoughts can lessen the blow of those intense emotions. Learn more tips on how to handle your negative emotions.



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