I don’t know about you but my emotions can go from zero to one hundred right quick. Although our emotions come naturally, we have the power and the intelligence to properly handle them after they occur. Here are six tips and Bible verses to help you handle your emotions.
“I perceived that there is nothing better for them than to be joyful and to do good as long as they live.” Ecclesiastes 3:12
When you are happy don’t be afraid to express it, people love other people with positive vibes. Seize your seasons of happiness with a heart of gratitude and by spreading joy in other people’s lives.
“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18
In seasons of sadness just remember that it won’t always feel like that and be humble enough to seek help. I believe that all things get better and work out for our good, just keep holding on. Prayer is my secret to healing and the solution to all my problems.
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10
Our imaginations feed our fears, therefore trust me when I say most of our fears are just in our heads and have a low possibility of actually taking place. Take control of your fears by showing them who’s boss and you will no longer be a slave to them.
“Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.” Psalm 37:8
When you are angry it is best to calm down and talk about what is bothering you. Releasing your emotions in an aggressive manner does no good for your long term mental state, it only relieves you of the anger temporary. Also, refrain from talking to others when you are angry in order to not say things that you will regret because words do leave scars.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” proverbs 3:5-6
In life there are good surprises and bad surprises, when a bad surprise occurs we become destabilized and our world no longer makes sense. Accepting your circumstance is a good step forward because dwelling on things that happened out of your control or plans will only prevent you from progressing.
“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 8:1