Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships

Emotional wellness involves the awareness, understanding, and acceptance of our feelings.  Emotional wellness is a key element in maintaining a healthy balance in our lives and our relationships.  We are constantly changing and growing throughout the life span. 

Strategies for developing and maintaining emotional wellness include:

Being mindful of thoughts and feelings

Expressing feelings effectively

Managing emotions and reactions

Staying optimistic and using a positive attitude

Coping with stress in a healthy way

Using relaxation and self-care

Learning and growing from experiences

Adjusting to change and enjoying life

Obtaining support from family, friends, or the community

Remembering to laugh