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How do you take the step of stopping to fight your emotions?

6 Answers
Last Updated: 01/15/2018 at 7:41am
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Top Rated Answers
April 23rd, 2015 3:24pm
I write them down, you watch a sad movie and cry, or talk to someone to share my emotions. It's great to out those emotions, because otherwise it's just behind inside eating you up.
May 27th, 2015 10:54pm
When I'm taking the step of stopping to fight my emotions I cry. Yep-thats right. I take the time to sit myself down and think about the things that make me sad, and although that may not be the best idea it is a good one. Just cry as much as you can and flush it all out, after you cry about the bad things think about the good things that will get you smiling or maybe talk to one of your friends or listeners. After crying and letting out your feelings go do something fun, maybe watch YouTube, or play video games, hang out with friends, or take interest in a hobby :) I hope I helped, best of luck.~
June 17th, 2015 9:15am
Breathe. Consider what thought is running through my mind when I make an assumption and then ask what actual proof do I have that my thought is correct. Have I confirmed my thinking with another person.
June 28th, 2016 5:09am
I think you can't fight them, on the contrary, you need to stop fighting to be able to free yourself from your emotions. You can consult someone or talk to someone close to you, someone who will help you to go through that difficult part of your life. I think the key is to learn how to let it go and communicate. Otherwise, it will destroy yourself.
May 8th, 2017 4:21am
Meditation is a great way to fight emotions, as I meditate I observe my emotions come in and go without touching my body and causing me to react to them, it is a surreal feeling and over time they subside and calm me down.
January 15th, 2018 7:41am
Breathing, and thinking about something that makes you calm and happy, or doing something that makes you calm and happy