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