The ability to recognize one’s own emotions as well as the emotions of others and navigate them effectively takes awareness, skill and repetition. Using a smartphone to continually stay aware and develop these skills continually is now possible.
There is a lot of talk of addressing stress. Stress is typically not the issue – it is a symptom of the issue. Stress happens as a result of automatic decisions that were made in the past and the fallout from the reactive decisions whether it is in the short-term or over a longer term.
Juggling work, family, community and personal commitments may lead to feelings of being overwhelmed and become reactive in decision-making. Over time, this can lead to feeling unbalanced. Feeling balanced requires continual effort and practice.