Emotional distress affects us all differently. Sadness, anxiety, unhelpful obsessions, addictions, physical ailments and unwanted compulsions are among some of the side effects we experience.
If you are living with any of these issues as a result of difficulty in your life, it can be helpful to turn your attention to emotional healing.
While medications and talk therapies such as counselling can be of benefit, there are various self-help tips you can also try to help you heal.
Get a grip on your mind
Our thoughts are a catalyst for emotional distress, so it is essential that you pinpoint those that are unhelpful and learn ways of substituting them for more useful ones. For example, when you notice that you are worrying or dwelling on something you cannot control, mindfully take a step back and do something to distract yourself. By focusing your thoughts on something more productive, such as reading a magazine or listening to music, you can learn to ease emotional…