If you don’t know what your core values are, you may not have a framework to support you when you experience negative emotions.For example, one of my core values is open-heartedness.After you give yourself space to feel, you’re able to give the situation or individuals involved more room to breathe.
More often than not, I choose to be in line with my values over the automatic response to the situation. Knowing your own heart and your values gives you the freedom of choice.
You can choose to be driven by what happens to you, or you can choose to live in line with your principles.
Sometimes, those emotions by themselves are easier to deal with, but disappointment can leave me at a loose end.
I might not be sure whether I should feel angry, or just impatiently wish that I would hurry up and get over it.
Maybe they’re stressed out and don’t have the emotional bandwidth to think about it because they aren’t allowing themselves time to experience their emotions.