Why Am I So Emotional? 10 Keys To Calming Yourself In The Storm

We've all experienced it: Standing in line at the grocery store, a young child begins to melt down until they are an emotional mess.

The parents of these children can be heard coaching them to calm down, take a few deep breaths, and express their feelings in words rather than having a tantrum.

This is a great method to teach children self-control when it comes to managing their emotions, but is it that easy for us as adults? Wouldn't it be great if we could control our emotions, even during the darkest of times?

It is possible!

It takes both self-awareness and self-regulation to calm yourself down in the middle of an emotional storm when your thoughts and feelings are running wild.

I've been there; I know it's tough. But, it can be done.

"Why Am I So Emotional?"

This question may cross your mind more often than you care to admit. Maybe you feel anger rising while you deal with co-workers. Perhaps you cry easily while watching TV -- even during commercials.

Learning how to tune into your feelings will help you deal with pressure, uncertainty, and a whole range of emotions. The following tips will help you recognize your feelings and take control of them before they take control of you.

10 Keys To Calming Yourself During Internal Emotional Storms