The “Owning Your Feelings Tool” is a comprehensive guide designed to help individuals understand and manage their emotions more effectively. It provides practical advice on allowing oneself to feel emotions, the importance of not ignoring feelings, and strategies for talking about emotions with others. The guide emphasizes building an emotional vocabulary, the benefits of journaling to track emotions, considering the strength of feelings, and when to seek professional mental health support.
This resource includes worksheets to help individuals explore underlying emotions behind their feelings, encouraging self-reflection and improved emotional intelligence. It’s an invaluable tool for professionals in mental health, education, and social work to facilitate emotional awareness and coping strategies in their clients or students.