Emotional health is important and closely tied to your physical health. To me, emotional health isn’t about being a happy or optimistic person, it’s more involved than that. And I don’t think anyone can always be happy all the time, because life happens and throws challenges at us pretty constantly.
Last night as I visited with a friend, I surprised myself that I was pretty open about my emotional health over my lifetime. As I look back, I realized that I’ve really had some tough periods where I needed to really muster up strength to regain and keep emotionally healthy. I’m grateful that I have learned many different life skills that help get me back on track to enjoy life when I have those down periods.
Here is an interesting article by Dr. Mercola that I enjoyed reading and want to share with you. It’s called 7 Things Emotionally Successful People Do Differently.
In short, here are the 7 things:
- Take control of your life
- Be flexible
- Learn from your mistakes
- Create specific goals
- Accept yourself
- Keep your stress in check
- Let the little things slide
See where emotion is felt in your body:
The article goes on to talk about the health benefits of happiness, emotion and your body, Emotional Free Technique (EFT) and more strategies for happiness.
So I invite you to have a read of this article – it’s worthwhile!