When life changes quickly, there’s no doubt it can be stressful.
Whether you’re dealing with a once-in-a-century event like COVID-19 and the ramifications to people all over the world, or whether you’re adapting to a new structure in the household once the kids have left for college or you are starting your life in retirement, it can trigger a plethora of emotions.
Anger, sadness, frustration. . . these are all emotions that can rise to the surface when you are trying to adapt to a new way of life.
It’s important to note that these emotions are all normal, and they needn’t wreak havoc in your life. However, in order to work through these sometimes uncomfortable emotions, we need to first recognize, then deal with them.
In today’s video, I talk about one practice you can use to recognize the purpose and value of negative emotions.