I found this "feeling wheel" and wanted to share it. I thought it was interesting. Here's what is said before the picture.
"Wanted to share this helpful tool with anyone who needs it. A lot of people have a hard time putting their feelings into words and identifying what emotions they are feeling. This is called a feeling wheel. It can help you get to the core emotion you are experiencing and help you name each feeling when you're overwhelmed with many emotions this is so cool" http://madvocate.tumblr.com/page/20
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If I understand the purpose of this wheel of emotion tool, word association is used to help control the intensity of emotions. Usually, by the time I have a chance to really analyze my emotions they are overly expressed or muted by distractions, denial and reason. Looks like a good tool to take to a therapy appointment. Thank you.
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