Discover and make sense of what you’re feeling with our Emotions Explorer!
Our emotions influence how we react to situations, so it’s important for us to understand our feelings and thoughts behind them in order to cope better, especially if we have been experiencing them for a period of time.
Now, let’s try to explore them.
Select the emotion that you feel most strongly right now.(Please choose 1 only)
It’s good to know you’re feeling great!Now let’s try to understand why you’re feeling this way.
That happens to all of us sometimes and that’s okay. Now, let’s try to understand why you’re feeling this way.
Now that you know how you are feeling, let’s try to identify what is causing them.(You may select more than one)
Body & Health
Environment(e.g. weather, noise, clutter, etc.)
Found out what makes you feel good? Focus on it, and stay positive.
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It’s good you are able to identify what’s causing you to feel this way. Sometimes we can get caught up in unhelpful thinking patterns which make our situation worse than it seems.
Let’s think about some of these next.
Select any 3 thinking patterns that best apply to you right now.
The Black-and-White ThinkerSeeing people or situations as either good or bad, success or failure—there’s no in-between. The OvergeneraliserMaking conclusions based on one situation and believing that people or situations are always like that. The PersonaliserTaking things personally or self-blaming for things which are not your fault. The Mind ReaderImagining you know what others are thinking and jumping to conclusions without checking. The DisqualifierOnly focusing on the negatives and disqualifying the positives in a situation. The LabellerUsing labels on yourself or others. E.g. “I’m such a failure” or “They’re stupid”. The Fortune TellerMaking negative predictions about what’s going to happen in the future. The CatastrophiserExpecting only the worst possible outcomes, while minimising positive outcomes. The Should ThinkerExpecting how situations or people should or must be, and unable to accept otherwise. None of these apply to me.
While there are certain things we can’t control, we can control how we react to them.Now that you have understood your feelings and challenged your thoughts, it’s easier to focus on the positive so that you can think, feel and act better.
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