Healthy Huskies

Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness is an awareness of your feelings and your response to everyday interactions. It’s also having the skills to cope effectively with life’s ups and downs, being resilient, and believing in yourself. Increasing Emotional Wellness is linked to clearer mind, better mood, enhanced self-esteem and better communication skills.

 Ways to increase Emotional Wellness

  • Aim for 7-9 hours of sleep
  • Be kind to yourself
  • Practice breathing exercises
  • Focus on what you can control
  • Drink half your body weight in water
  • Seek professional help
  • Set healthy boundaries
  • Limit alcohol and substance abuse
  • Express how you are feeling
  • Spend time in nature

Benefits of Emotional Wellness

  • Increased self-esteem
  • Resiliency to stress and change
  • Increased energy, motivation, and productivity
  • Improved quality of sleep
  • Deepened relationships with friends and family

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