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What's the best way to express my emotions?

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Last Updated: 05/28/2018 at 6:22pm
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Top Rated Answers
February 13th, 2015 11:09am
Emotions are beyond any criteria or way to be expressed in, its better to express them in a way you feel better or you can do it easily, don't try to give artificial makeover. The only thing you need to keep in your mind is that your way of expressing feeling should not hurt someone. otherwise its just fine
January 18th, 2015 12:55pm
It depends on the person. Some would rather not mince words, and are very blunt and frank is expressimg themselves. Then, there are some people who prefer the language of poetry to beautifully put their emotions into words. Then again, sometimes a piece of prose is much more heartfelt an expression, and we all know that a picture can speak a thousand words. As I said above, it varies from person to person. It depends on what YOU are comfortable with, and also, if you're expressing your emotions to someone else, what the person you're expressing yourself to is comfortable with.
March 14th, 2015 4:51pm
Writing them down can definitely help. It helps you let out some of those negative emotions. Then, after you're done writing, you can rip it up or scribble all over it, which helps release.
April 9th, 2015 3:59am
The best ways are different for everyone. Some people write , some immerse themselves in physical activities like sports or running , some dance , some vent. Find out what suits you
April 12th, 2015 6:40am
I will directly speak out the word I want. But think deeply, I won't use hurtful words to anyone. With the good communication, I think it will brings us to happiness.
May 15th, 2015 10:20am
there are so many ways you just have to find the way that's best for you, ill give you some examples: writing,singing,painting,drawing,building,music. for me I like playing guitar and drawing.
May 24th, 2015 5:10pm
Through every method you feel good. It doesn't matter whether is writing, dancing, crying, singing, screaming, etc. Letting your emotions out is a very healthy way to keep a clear mind.
June 17th, 2015 8:34pm
I find that the best way to express your emotions is through what you're passionate about. Understand that not everyone has a passion like in Disney channel shows (where everyone has a 'thing' they're just good at) it doesn't have to be something you're fantastic at, just something that makes you happy. If you're sad, express it through what you're passionate about. If you're angry, do the same. There's a community out there who's ready to support you in whatever your feelings are.
October 27th, 2015 12:13pm
However you want. Paint stuff, write a diary, cook or bake, it comes down to you individually. Is there a particular activity that takes your mind off everything, an activity that can help you unravel your emotions. If you don't know yet, wait and experiment with different activities. It could be walking, or even just talking, or keeping a pet.
December 29th, 2015 10:24am
From MY point of view, emotions can be expressed best at Opportunities as one's right!.Hence beware of the opportunities!
March 7th, 2016 3:34pm
Write them down? Talk/vent about them? Allow yourself to feel them instead of bottling them up or suppressing them ? Reflect on how you feel ?
June 7th, 2016 5:22pm
People express their feelings and emotions in different ways. As vague as this answer is, I hope you find it to be true. If you are artistic, maybe draw, sing, listen, or play music. If you like the outdoors, maybe start planting
June 7th, 2016 6:03pm
The best way is to say it out which might be hard so you can try to write them or draw them you can even use poetry
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June 27th, 2016 3:17am
It is good to express your emotions rather than keeping it in. But always know that there is a time and place for everything and always find the most suitable time and place to do so.
August 8th, 2016 6:50pm
Expressing Emotions can honestly be a tough process.As many people know, there are both positive and negative ways of doing this.Some of the positive ways include:writing it down, talking to someone, finding quotes you can relate to, drawing a picture to show how you feel or the specific issue you're going through.
August 16th, 2016 4:14pm
tell whatever you are feeling without concluding them, without thinking to put it in order, without worrying about it, just saying it straightforward with honesty!
August 16th, 2016 11:10pm
For me it's definitely through a conversation. Whether it is short or extensive, in a timid or rather excited manner, a dialogue can help transmit or absorb emotions in the most unpredictable ways.
October 3rd, 2016 3:54am
A person should seek to know who they are as a person. This will prevent someone from only reacting with their emotions instead of taking a step back and seeing the situation for what it really is. Then a controlled emotional response can be initiated.
April 3rd, 2017 12:31pm
Through creativity! Draw, paint, dance, write. Even frustrated artists, like Van Gogh or even Beyonce, have contributed constructively in the world through creative emotional expression. Leave a good mark for others to admire and follow!
May 23rd, 2017 9:21pm
Everybody expresses emotions in a different way. This can be by talking to someone or by writing it down, listening to music, drawing or whatever more. Try different manners and you will find which way works the best for you.
August 1st, 2017 1:30pm
There's so many ways to express your emotions or feeling. Each and every way is good, you only have to find which one is best for you. If you like art, express your emotions with drawing, painting, or crafting. If you like music, try making a music, lyrics, or singing a song that match your emotions. The list goes on and on. Do anything that you think would convey your emotions best.
February 20th, 2018 6:00pm
The best way to express the emotion is to do something related to art. If you feeling frustrated, just sing out loud, dance all hard way, sketch amazingly.... Same with other feelings
April 10th, 2018 4:09am
The best way to express your emotions is by describing it through paper or verbally communication so others can help you as well as it can relax you from the build up of your emotions deep within you.
May 28th, 2018 6:22pm
The best way to express your emotions is honestly. Ideally it would be with a conversational voice which would indicate that you have given yourself time to reflect on what caused the emotion, rather than simply blasting away, perhaps prematurely without having enough information.