Are Your Feelings Dominating You?
You might recall the news of celebrities who really blew their cool during their careers. Sean Penn, Christian Bale and Alec Baldwin are just some examples of what happens when emotions rule the moment. All three stars lost their tempers in the heat of the moment with the press or on set. The aftermath for these actors was bad publicity, and a possible loss of endorsements, and the stigma of having a bad temper. Although, we might not receive mean Tweets or lose millions of dollars in support--our unmanaged emotions have consequences. But calming down is never an easy task. It feels good to speak your mind and express raw feelings. Like expressing discontentment at the injustices you feel at home or work sounds like a great notion at the time. However, it could backfire for not only your personal life, but negatively impact your health. Here are 5 strategies to handle emotions.