Parenting Ideas Club print this page

Healthy ways to manage emotions

by

What training did you get from your parents in managing emotions? If you are like me, you didn’t get much really constructive help in recognising or regulating feelings. “Don’t worry! It will all turn out right! ” was about the extent of the emotional management in my house. I guess that’s why many people automatically default to ineffective ways such as avoidance, denial and straight-up worrying when difficult emotions emerge. And then those ineffective strategies are passed on to children. Little wonder that anxiety, anger and apathy are commonplace among children and young people, even though we live in affluent times. Sometimes, it’s a matter of finding better ways of dealing with negative feelings rather than avoiding them, or allowing them to overwhelm us or act out. Here are 7 healthy ways to manage your emotions that you can ...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

Comments

No comments. Be the first to leave a comment!


Already a member?

Join the Parentingideas Club

...and get expert advice at every stage of your child's development.

Reliable advice, confident parenting, great kids
We do the heavy-lifting so it's easy for you to stay up to date with the latest parenting strategies.

Features and Benefits:

  • 100's of road-tested, age-appropriate strategies to raise happy, confident kids that are
    conveniently accessible when needed.
  • A 24-hour online helping hand with the challenging job of parenting that's private and
    confidential.
  • Dozens of fantastic downloadable resources to keep you on top of your parenting game.
  • Get valuable parenting tips and principles in a format that works for you.
  • All resources and advice are consistent with the Parentingideas approach for raising confident, resilient kids to maximise your parenting impact.
  • Receive a special developmental guide on each child's birthday so you can confidently navigate the year ahead.
  • Includes participation in all parenting online courses held throughout the year

Join now

Start your FREE 30 minute trial

Enter your name and email address to try Parenting Ideas Club FREE for 30 minutes.

Wish to sign up instead?