Emotional intelligence is an important part of self-care.
Whether you are talking with someone else about your feelings or just reflecting on your own — the more specific and descriptive you can be with your words, the more skillfully you will be able to manage your feelings.
What are the words that are your go-to words for describing an experience?
What are the words that you rarely or never use?
Why do you think it can be useful to more accurately describe the incredible range of emotions that humans can feel?
Check out the feelings wheel below for some common go-to words and their synonyms.