Emotional Wellness

Wellness Wheel

Emotional Wellness is the ability to recognize, accept, and manage your feelings while being sensitive to others' feelings. This includes the capacity to draw on inner-resources in order to positively manage life’s challenges.

The path toward Emotional Wellness

  • Feeling positive and enthusiastic about life and who you are
  • Making personal choices and decisions based upon the synthesis of feelings, thoughts, philosophies, and behavior
  • Willingness to take on challenges, risks, and recognize conflict as being healthy
  • Understanding, sharing, and managing feelings in a productive/constructive way
  • Building a strong and effective support network of people that care about you
  • Maintaining a balance of friends, family, work, and other obligations
  • Identifying ways to manage stress
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