Repressed and Suppressed Emotions

Repressed emotions refer to emotions that you unconsciously avoid. These differ from suppressed emotions, which are feelings you purposely avoid because you don’t know exactly how to deal with them. …
Repressed Emotions, on the other hand, don’t get a chance to be processed. But that doesn’t mean they simply disappear.

Suppressing your emotions, whether it’s anger, sadness, grief or frustration, can lead to physical stress on your body. The effect is the same, even if the core emotion “We know that it can affect blood pressure, memory and self-esteem. Repression involves the unwanted impulses or thoughts being unconsciously pushed out of awareness, suppression occurs when a person consciously tries to force these feelings out of awareness.

Ways to Cope with Emotional Pain

  1. Find a New Hobby. …
  2. Move Your Body. …
  3. Don’t Ruminate. …
  4. Stop Telling the Story. …
  5. Start Keeping a Journal. …
  6. Cry. …
  7. Open Yourself to Others, Let Them In. …
  8. Make a List of What You’re Thankful For.
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