I have been using journaling as a tool to get my emotions out. However, this did nothing
to control or manage them.
reading about "controlling" them did nothing for me, I was still spinning out of control and holding
ice cubes to calm down.
Then I found a book "Writing for Emotional Balance" It is a guided journal and I just finished it. It has 8
chapters and I completed it with the guidance of my therapist. It is a wonderful tool. I learned so much
about MY emotions and how they work. Everyone is different. What works for you does not work for me. The skills learned are wonderful and it makes a good reference book now.
I got my copy at half.com. I highly recommend this if journaling is your thing. If you can't control your emotions
definately do it along with your therapist, it can be triggering.
One more step to healing.
Kabir says: "Student tell me, what is God? He is the breath inside the breath". from the poem Breath.
DX: reverse Trigeminal Neuralgia;Cluster headaches; Atypical face pain; raynauds;complex PTSD; recurring MDD,disassociative disorder;