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Teen Emotions and Life. As a teenager, you may be dealing with lots of emotional highs and lows.

Teen Emotions and Life

One minute you might feel great, the next you feel sad and tearful. This kind of shift in your moods is okay! Your life is changing, just like your body. These mood swings are not just hormones – you may be feeling a lot more pressure these days, and you are still developing the skills you need to deal with that pressure. You may be facing added responsibilities at home, tougher grading policies in school, and your friends may be changing. As you grow older you will develop the skills you need to manage stress, but for now, just remember you are in a tough spot and need all the support you can get. Emotions Being human is an emotional experience – we all have our moments of happiness, sadness, anger, depression, anxiety and a host of others feelings. Back to top Relationships Like emotions, everyone has some sort of relationship with other people.

Poll Results 1. 2. Back to top. Learning Emotional Intelligence. How to Be Happy. Happiness part 2 - How to be happy »Happiness Part 1 - What is happiness? You've got the job, the partner, the kids, and the dog - but is it enough to make you happy? What are the ingredients for happiness and can we be happier? Part one explored what happiness actually is. In part 2 Judy Skatssoon takes a look at how to be happy. The good news, according to the director of Sydney's Happiness Institute Dr Timothy Sharp, is that being happy is a choice and unless there are clinical mental health problems, we can all be happier. "Happiness is something we can actively strive for and achieve if we do the right things," he says.

Misery, on the other hand, is "simply errors of judgement or bad habits repeated every day". Swinburne University of Technology's Dr Bruce Findlay, a social psychologist, says happiness doesn't have to be complicated. The happiness recipe Rather, we should be talking about 'recipes' he says. What men and women want Meditation can make us happy What about drugs? All in the mind. Hunting for Happiness. Share Print In Depth › Science Features What is happiness, and why do we want it so badly?

Hunting for Happiness

By Judy Skatssoon Happiness is like porn, according to Associate Professor Bill Von Hippel, of the school of psychology at the University of New South Wales. "Much like the famous comment on porn, people know it when they feel it, but it's hard to define," he says. While psychologists generally regard happiness as the experience of "good" emotions in the absence of "bad" ones, it's highly subjective. Happiness can be a feeling of contentment as much as an urge to dance a jig or do cartwheels.

. ^ to top Happiness in history There's nothing new about the pursuit of happiness. The ancient Greeks turned happiness into a lifestyle philosophy, with the Epicurean school advocating a simple life and simple pleasures as the key to happiness. Asian cultures sought happiness in meditation and the sense of balance symbolised in the Yin-Yang symbol. However we describe it, happiness is a serious business. Emotional Intelligence in Organisations. Emotional Intelligence. Emotional Health. People with good emotional health are in control of their thoughts and behaviors.

Emotional Health

They feel positive about themselves and have good relationships. They can keep their problems in perspective. They have both self-awareness and self-control. They are compassionate and empathetic. What Should I Know About My Teenager’s Emotional Health? The teenage years are a time of transition from childhood into adulthood. What Are The Characteristics of Emotionally Healthy People?

People who are emotionally healthy view all that they do and say in light of how their words and actions affect others. Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind let each of you regard one another as more important than himself; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. ― Philippians 2:3-4 Selfishness, self-centeredness!

Emotionally healthy people accept personal responsibility for their behavior and their choices. What Can I Do to Help My Teen? Teenagers emotions.