How to identify an emotion?

Learning to notice and identify your feelings takes practice.
In addition to focusing on your feelings, check in with your body, too.

Be aware of how you feel.
When you have a negative emotion, such as anger, try to name what you’re feeling.

Don’t hide how you feel from yourself.
You might not want to broadcast your feelings, But don’t suppress your feelings entirely.

Know why you feel the way you do.
Figure out what happened that got you feeling the way you do.

Don’t blame.
Being able to recognize and explain your emotions isn’t the same as blaming someone or something for the way you feel.

Accept all your emotions as natural and understandable.
Don’t judge yourself for the emotions you feel. It’s normal to feel them.

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