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Necessity of managing one's Emotions

Updated: Oct 18, 2023

Picture this: we're all books, waiting to be read. Some people just glance at our covers, others

read a bit of the introduction, and very few truly understand our content. In a world where judgments come quickly, especially as university students, it's essential to navigate the depths of our emotions. Think of it as exploring the chapters of a captivating novel; our feelings are the plot twists, the highs, and the lows that make our stories unique.

Managing our emotions isn't about hiding how we feel; it's about understanding and accepting these feelings as part of who we are. Just like characters in a book, we experience a wide range of emotions – happiness, anger, fear, and love. Each emotion paints a different shade on the canvas of our lives.

Learning to handle these emotions, be it the joy that makes our hearts skip a beat or the sadness that brings tears, is crucial. It's like learning to navigate through the pages of a thrilling novel, facing unexpected twists with grace and resilience.

In this journey, it's tempting to seek approval from others. We often worry about what people think, and how they perceive us. But here's a little secret I use to deal with this, other people's opinions are like book reviews. They might offer insights, but they don't define the essence of our story. The real prize, the ultimate award, is learning to love and accept ourselves.

Our life teaches us that self-love isn't selfish; it's a necessity. It's embracing our flaws and quirks, finding beauty in our vulnerabilities, and celebrating our strengths. Loving ourselves is the foundation upon which we build our confidence and resilience. It's the unwavering belief in our worth, regardless of external judgments.

So, In conclusion, as each one of us goes through the complex chapters of our lives, let's acknowledge our emotions. Let's not shy away from the challenges; instead, let's face them head-on, armed with the knowledge that our self-worth is not determined by others. By mastering the art of managing our emotions, we not only enrich our own lives but also inspire others to do the same.

Samahat Raaziya Shaik

BSc student



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