How to stop numbing out, and deal with your emotions
A short guide to confronting the tough stuff
Sometimes it can feel like our emotions are too big to deal with head on, so we resort to numbing them instead. Whether that's with distractions like TV and social media, or more harmful devices like drugs and alcohol, many people struggle to find a healthy balance. No one likes to feel uncomfortable, but if we continuously refuse to confront our emotions, then we may end up with more serious problems like anxiety and depression.
There are ways to deal with negative emotions and allow yourself to feel. Not everyone is brought up with these skills, but everyone is capable of learning them. Click through this gallery for an introductory guide to confronting yourself in a gentle and healthy way.
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