& Managing Emotions in Sports
Understanding your emotions
Many people wake up feeling tired and
everyday, but never take steps to find out the cause and what they can
do to alleviate the problem(s). The source of their problems can
usually can be traced to
physical, emotional, or a combination or both.
Emotions are symptomatic and
underlying reasons are treated, the symptoms will not go away on a
Problems that are external to a
as social/dating conflict will cause serious emotional pain to the
individual that can be a serious distraction to academic studies and
participation in sports. A low GPA can result in the student being
declared as ineligible to participate in extra curricular activities
such as sports. This type of problem is not restricted school age
"crushes", but extends to adult infatuations, interpersonal
difficulties at work and at home. Such problems can emerge at
It is extremely important to
athlete has emotional needs and failure to satisfy these needs
results in emotional pain. Solving these problems requires an
understanding of the
reasons anmd source(s) causing the emotional pain in order to implement
eliminate or mitigate the pain.
How to understand your emotions,
emotional needs and
The reason(s) an individual develops
emotional needs can range from simple to very complex. Adult problems
are usually rooted in
early childhood. Each child in a family may experience similar
situations and respond different from the emotional
needs that a sibling develops.
The additional of each new child changes
interpersonal family dynamics of the quality and quantity of attention
received by each child.
Young children and teenagers may not be
express verbally what are
emotional needs, but the pain they experience is real and can transform
how they interact with people through their entire life.
Understand emotions in terms of
To start understanding your own emotions
you develop an awareness of emotional needs that others display.
Understanding that emotional pain you
experiencing is a method your mind uses in an attempt to motivate an
individual in the pursuit and
fulfillment of their emotional needs. Your subconscious mind will
to find a way to satisfy its
needs. It is up to the individual to recognize these signals and then
become motivated to take the necessary steps to convert dreams, hopes,
ambitions into reality.
Failure to discard your
needs will result emotional pain in the form of sadness,
bad mood or even depression.
Understand these facts and you will be
get rid or gain better control
of the unwanted emotions in your life.
Aug. 14, 2010 ... Author Karla McLaren explains the empathic skills
allow us to understand and work with emotions in healthy new ways.
Emotions | Emotional
The first step is to understand
how our own emotions
affect how we think and act. It is crucial that we understand how our
emotions affect others.
emotions without language
Nov. 2, 2011 ... Does
understanding emotions depend on the
language we speak, or is our perception the same regardless of language
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