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Positive Emotions

The Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions explains how positive emotions can broaden one’s thoughts, actions, and awareness.

Anger Management Therapy

11 Anger Management Therapy Techniques and Interventions

“I saw red.” “He blew a fuse.” “It made my blood boil.” “She flew off the handle.” “They drove me up the wall.” These are [...]

Anger Management Tests

15 Best Anger Issues Tests & Assessments to Measure Anger

Fundamental to human life are our emotions (Kvajo, 2016). Anger is a basic emotion evolved from the need for survival, fending off predators and fleeing [...]

Self-control for kids

Teaching Self-Control to Kids: 12 Fun Activities & Worksheets

Dealing with difficult emotions is hard for young children. Self-control and regulation are key skills to facilitate in young children, as failure to develop sufficient [...]

Anger Management

Your Anger Management Guide: Best Techniques & Exercises

Maybe you have a no-nonsense approach to life, or perhaps you are just angry. “Pathological anger can ruin your relationships, career, and health if you [...]

Anger management teens

Anger Management for Teens: Helpful Worksheets & Resources

Anger is not all bad. Used strategically, it can help us pursue our goals and, within limits, drive us to find a happier and healthier [...]

Anger management kids

Anger Management for Kids: 14 Best Activities & Worksheets

When we become upset about something, we need time to process the emotions we experience. Even after the problem has gone away or an apology [...]

Emotional Contagion

What Is Emotional Contagion Theory? (Definition & Examples)

You come home from a hard day at work, feeling tired and down. Opening the front door, you are hit with the sights, sounds, and [...]

Savoring in psychology

Savoring in Psychology: 21 Exercises and Interventions to Appreciate Life

It’s challenging to focus on the bright side while living in a fast-paced world and being immersed in an influx of information heavily centered on [...]

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Emotionally Focused Therapy: 17 Tools for Your EFT Sessions

Emotions are one of the most complex biological processes of humankind. The word dates back to 1579 from the French word emouvoir, which means “to [...]

How to be vulnerable

How to Be Vulnerable in Life and Therapy

Standing at the front of the church, giving my father’s eulogy, I felt equally vulnerable and empowered. The situation was bigger than me, and the [...]

3 Emotional Intelligence Exercises (PDF)