HappySpree’s Feel Your Feelings Playlist–Process Negative Emotions To Feel Better Faster

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We all feel angry, mad, or sad sometimes and that’s ok.  It’s not healthy to strive for constant happiness.  Trying to force happiness at inappropriate times can signal mental health issues, such as mania.  So, if your pet dies or a relationship ends, negative emotions are appropriate.  We need to take time to process our emotions and feel them.

Emotional processing occurs when a person experiences a negative event and can cope with the event as time passes.  We all face challenges that cause fear, sadness, and anxiety but these feelings are temporary for the majority of people.

There are many ways to process, or reduce, emotions.  You don’t want to get stuck feeling sad or angry long-term, right?   Masking emotions with unhealthy behaviors, like abusing alcohol, or blocking feelings doesn’t help us heal.

Listening to music is a one healthy way to process emotions.  Sad music lets us grieve, and gets the tears out, so that we can feel our emotions and heal faster.  Also, angry music lets us feel anger and safely release it.  So, use our Feel Your Feelings playlist as a catalyst for emotional health.

Feel Your Feelings Playlist

1. Say Something – A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera

2. Fix You – Coldplay

3. Someone Like You – Adele

4. Somebody that I used to Know – Gotye, Kimbra

5. Because of You – Kelly Clarkson

6. A Little Bit Stronger – Sara Evans

7. Everything I Wanted – Billy Eilish

8. Somebody that I used to Know – Gotye, Kimbra

9. Hurt – Johnny Cash

10. Stitches – Shawn Mendes

11. We Don’t Talk Anymore – Charlie Puth Ft. Selena Gomez

11. Memories – Maroon 5

We all need to cry it out sometimes.  Feeling anger, sadness and hurt think can help us discover lessons learned from an experience.  You can benefit from post-traumatic growth by finding benefits in negative events.  For instance,  you might decide to listen more, or talk through challenges in your next relationship instead of pushing away problems.  Also, after a hurt, you might have more time to focus on going back to school, learning guitar, or creating art.  Finally, emotional processing can help us avoid past mistakes, and this can be combined with post-traumatic growth to create your Best Possible Future.

Want more happiness and to track your happiness trends?  Join HappySpree

About the author(s)

 

Kendeyl Johansen

Kendeyl Johansen is a tech geek creating inspirational multimedia content to increase happiness and health for individuals and organizations.

 

 

Shellee Godfrey

Shellee Godfrey creates happiness for her clients as a Systems Analyst and writes comedy screenplays based on her smart and sassy 80’s diva background.

 

Best Breakup Recovery Songs Playlist and How To Process Negative Emotions To Feel Better

(Photo credit Kristopher Roller)

Some days feel difficult and that’s ok.  It’s not healthy to strive for happiness all of the time.  Trying to force happiness at inappropriate times can signal mental health issues, such as mania.  If your dog dies or a relationship ends negative emotions are appropriate.  We need to process our emotions and feel them so we can move forward.

Emotional processing occurs when a person experiences a negative event and can cope with the event as time passes.  We all face challenges that cause fear, sadness, and anxiety but these feelings are temporary for the majority of people.

There are many ways to process, or reduce, emotions.  You don’t want to get stuck feeling sad or angry long-term, right?   Masking emotions with unhealthy behaviors or blocking them doesn’t help us feel better.

Use music as a healthy way to process emotions.  Sad music lets us grieve and gets tears out so that we can feel our emotions and heal.  Also, angry music lets us feel anger and safely release it.  So, use our Breakup Recovery playlist as a catalyst for emotional health.

Best Breakup Recovery Songs Playlist

1. Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande

2. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

3. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift

4. A Little Bit Stronger – Sara Evans

5. Best Thing I Never Had – Beyonce

6.  You Don’t Own Me – Lesley Gore

7. How To Be A Heartbreaker – Marina and the Diamonds

8. Be Alright – Dean Lewis

9. We Don’t Talk Anymore – Charlie Puth Ft. Selena Gomez

10. Someone Like You – Adele

11. Stitches – Shawn Mendes

After processing emotions, consider using the Three P’s of optimism, Personalization, Pervasiveness, and Permanence to change thinking patterns from negative to positive.  Also, think about lessons learned from your experience.  You can benefit from post-traumatic growth by finding benefits in negative events.  For instance,  you might decide to listen more, talk through challenges, or take time to go back to school or learn guitar.  Emotional processing can also help us avoid past mistakes and this can be combined with post-traumatic growth to create your Best Possible Future.

Want more happiness and to track your happiness trends?  Join HappySpree

About the author(s)

Kendeyl Johansen

Kendeyl Johansen is a tech geek creating inspirational multimedia content to increase happiness and health for individuals and organizations.

Shellee Godfrey

Shellee Godfrey creates happiness for her clients as a Systems Analyst and writes comedy screenplays based on her smart and sassy 80’s diva background.