Ways to take accountability for your own emotions

Published on Dec 31, 2023 05:26 PM IST

  • From exploring the choices we have to scrutinising the story we are creating, here are a few ways to take accountability for our own emotions.

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Published on Dec 31, 2023 05:26 PM IST

It is very important to take accountability for our own vulnerabilities and our emotional state. “Taking accountability for your own emotional state and reactions. When you’re experiencing a difficult emotional experience, it can feel isolating, lonely, triggering, confusing, and so on. While I strongly believe in the benefit of co-regulating and being open to receiving support from others, there’s also tremendous power is being able to pause, self-soothe, and process how you’re doing within yourself,” wrote Therapist Sadaf Siddiqi. Here are three ways to take accountability for our own emotions.(Unsplash)

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We should always remember that in case of difficult situations or while handling difficult emotions, we always have a choice on how we want to respond. (Unsplash)
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We should always remember that in case of difficult situations or while handling difficult emotions, we always have a choice on how we want to respond. (Unsplash)

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Approach, avoid or attach are three options that we can explore depending on the situations we are in or the emotions we are dealing with. (Unsplash)
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Approach, avoid or attach are three options that we can explore depending on the situations we are in or the emotions we are dealing with. (Unsplash)

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Sometimes when we are dealing with difficult emotions, the emotions fill up the missing blanks and create a story that can make us feel disturbed or frustrated. (Unsplash)
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Sometimes when we are dealing with difficult emotions, the emotions fill up the missing blanks and create a story that can make us feel disturbed or frustrated. (Unsplash)

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Before jumping onto any conclusions, we should carefully read the emotions and try to understand the story we are believing in. (Unsplash)
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Before jumping onto any conclusions, we should carefully read the emotions and try to understand the story we are believing in. (Unsplash)

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Addressing physical sensations can help us to understand the emotions we are feeling – this will help us to address the emotions better.(Unsplash)
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Addressing physical sensations can help us to understand the emotions we are feeling – this will help us to address the emotions better.(Unsplash)

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