Getting stressed out, irritated, anxious, or angry is quite normal for us, and we have different ways of coping with these emotions and feelings. Sitting with uncomfortable emotions is a form of self-sabotage, so many of us resort to stress-eating, listening to music, watching shows on Netflix or crying it out.
Some of these coping strategies indeed work, but they may not be healthy. However, sweeping your emotions under the rug is even worse, since it can lead to more intense feelings. So, how can we find a healthy outlet for our emotions and express them in a way that benefits us? We are glad you asked. Here are some everyday mindfulness activities that can be great to deal with difficult emotions.