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Emotional Health Help Guide
Looking after your emotional health is just as important as caring for your physical health. People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their emotions and behavior. They're able to handle life's inevitable challenges, build strong relationships, and lead productive, fulfilling lives. They bounce back when bad things happen and can manage stress without falling apart.
If your emotional health isn't as solid as you'd like it to be, here's the good news: just as you can improve your physical fitness by working at it, you can improve your emotional fitness, too. There are many things you can do to boost your mood, build resilience, and get more enjoyment out of life.
It takes time and commitment to build emotional health, but there's a huge payoff. The more you make healthy choices that strengthen your emotional health, the better you'll feel.
Two of the key factors in emotional health are the ability to balance stress and your emotions.
The capacity to recognize your emotions and express them appropriately helps you avoid getting stuck
in depression, anxiety, or other negative mood states. Helpguide’s
Bring Your Life Into Balance
Toolkit is a free multi-dimensional training course that can help you develop these skills if you lack them.