Which emotions would I choose?
If I could choose which emotions I had, I would get rid of sad, scared and anxious! Well who wouldn’t???
Why do we have emotions?
Any of our emotions left to their own devises are not great. They are meant to work as a team, balancing one another out. Ying and Yang. If you didn’t have grief, you would not really appreciate love. If you only had brave you would do something daft and hurt yourself!
We need all our emotions to keep us on an even keel. But sometimes one of them hijacks us and takes control. Like sad or anxious and then you can only hear what sad or anxious want to hear and you can only see what they want to see and you can only feel what they want to feel. But they don’t hijack us without a reason, they are trying to tell us something and it’s usually about protection.
But we get lost in them when what we should do is pull them out of ourselves and sit them in our hands and ask them what’s wrong. Sound daft? Try it!
We are made up of a team of emotions, each has its job, but you are the captain. When one of them is getting a little loud there is usually a reason. Take a breath, accept it’s where you’re at, not who you are and ask your anxious self what’s wrong?
It might surprise you xx
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Ali Knowles, Ollie Coach
Ali is the creator of the Ollie model, author of the Ollie and his Super Powers series of books and co-founder of Subconquest. Ali has an infectious passion for making a difference to people’s lives and has a natural affinity for working with children. Ali is all about empowering you, young and old, to be all you can be.
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