Suggestions for Expressing Emotions (Handling Anger (Anger is an emotion…
Suggestions for Expressing Emotions
The first thing to do when becoming competent is to understand your own emotions.
A few things can be done to obtain this goal, such as asking yourself why you feel a certain way about something.
I would be understanding if I meant the emotion that I was going to be using during the conversation.
It is important to think positively, do what you enjoy, and even talk about your feelings to others.
It is important to be specific when you are trying to describe your feelings.
It is the second step of trying to gain emotional competence.
If you are having conflicting feelings about someone, do not be afraid to tell them about it.
I would be using emotional expression if I asked my friend to just listen to me and what I have to say.
I-messages are the best way to own your feelings and owning your feelings means that you are taking the responsibility for them.
Anger is an emotion that may cause a lot of issues if it is not maintained properly.
I could be seen managing my anger by not lashing out on my friend, but instead by keeping it to myself.
It is something that does not just happen, it occurs when the person creates the anger.
Examining your communication choices, getting ready to communicate calmly and logically, as well as remembering that different cultures have different display rules are all different ways in which you can express anger in a better way.
Make sure to understand that you will not be able to take back what is said, so do not say something you may regret later.
Anger can be seen as something contagious, which when you get mad may cause the other person to become mad as well.
The last part of emotional competence is the ability to respond to other's emotional expressions.
A key way to determine how someone might be feelings it to understand their nonverbal cues that they may be giving off.
I would be worried about a patient if they were always trying to avoid my eyes.
Using active listening techniques as well as focusing on the other person will help you better your responding skills.
When responding to someone, make sure it is an appropriate response as communication can't be reversed.
Communicating with the Grief Stricken
Responding to someone who is experiencing grief could be one of the hardest situations to respond to.
I like to comfort the person by putting my hand on their back as a form of nonverbal communication that I care for them.
It is important to avoid looking at the good side of the situation as it may seem like you are trying to force them to cheer up.
Letting the person know that you care for them and are available to talk whenever would be a great response to a person in grief.
People should not keep their emotions "bottled up", so talk to the person and try and get their emotions out of them.