Emotions

Emotions, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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“I checked into a ‘heartbreak hotel’ to get over my break-up – this is what I learned”

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Christobel Hastings
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    Why so many of us are ‘emotionally coasting’ at the moment, according to a therapist

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    Strength

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7 signs you’re emotionally drained, according to a psychologist
Mental Health

7 tell-tale signs you’re emotionally drained, according to a psychologist

Sound relatable?

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Amy Beecham
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“I know it sounds silly but…”: why do so many women downplay their own struggle?
Life

“I know it sounds silly, but…”: why do so many of us downplay our daily struggles?

More and more of us are de-legitimising our experiences in light of global trauma.

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Amy Beecham
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Rejection emotions: what are they, why are they so powerful and how can we learn to manage them?
Life

The surprisingly simple reason feeling rejected hurts so much – and how we can overcome it

If you’re feeling particularly sensitive to knock-backs right now, this could be why.

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Amy Beecham
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Mental Health

Are you an ‘emotional perfectionist’? Here’s how to tell (and what you can do about it)

It’s OK to feel a wide range of emotions.

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Lauren Geall
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Amy Beecham
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This surprising personality trait is the one thing daters look for in a partner in 2022

It turns out looks really aren’t everything…

How “grudge-dumping” can poison our relationships without us even realising
Life

What is “grudge-dumping” and why should we avoid it?

The way we deal with unresolved anger can be very telling.

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Amy Beecham
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A woman confused about her emotions
Mental Health

Do you feel disconnected from yourself? Your ‘emotional blindspots’ could be to blame

Despite how big an impact our emotions can have on our mental health, many of us subconsciously avoid our feelings.

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Lauren Geall
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Here's how movement can help us to release emotions
Wellbeing

Here’s how to release trapped anger and anxiety from your body

Pent-up emotion isn’t good for us.

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Natalie Hore
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A woman dealing with lots of different emotions
Mental Health

It’s time to stop beating ourselves up for feeling sad, according to a psychologist

It’s time to stop judging ourselves for how we feel.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

7 signs you might be an empath (and what that actually means)

Do you find it hard to switch off from the emotions of those around you? You could be an empath.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman struggling with emotional numbness
Mental Health

A therapist explains why emotional numbness isn’t the same as feeling nothing

“At its core, emotional numbness is a coping mechanism.”

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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How to avoid emotional exhaustion if you tend to ‘catch’ other people’s moods

Do you find yourself easily influenced by other people’s emotions? Here’s how to deal with emotional contagion.

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Mental Health

How to deal with ‘meta-emotions’ (aka feelings about our feelings)

What if the problem is not how we feel, but how we feel about our feelings?

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Alex Sims
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Are you being “faked out”? How to recognise when someone is faking their emotions
Life

Are you being “faked out”? How to tell when someone is faking their emotions

Whether we’re downplaying our annoyance or feigning our interest, it seems a lot of us are faking it.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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A woman balancing emotions
Mental Health

6 easy methods to turn to when you’re feeling emotionally overwhelmed

New research offers some helpful advice.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Dating

“Negging” is everywhere on dating apps, here’s how to spot the toxic trend

Swiping left and right will never be the same.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Unhappy young woman feeling low
Mental Health

Why avoiding your emotions could have long term repercussions

It’s time to feel your feelings.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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A young woman looking out the window
Mental Health

Has the surge in coronavirus cases left you feeling a bit... deflated? You’re not the only one

With the rise of the new Omicron variant threatening long-held Christmas plans, one writer shares how the uncertainty has impacted her emotionally.

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Lauren Geall
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Amy Beecham
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Why anxiety can make you feel so angry, according to a therapist

It all comes down to understanding fear-based natural responses.

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Mental Health

How to use an ‘emotion wheel’ to boost your mental health this autumn

It’s designed to help you understand your moods better.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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