6 Habits That Are Emotionally Draining

Do you tend to focus on your physical wellbeing much more than our emotional wellbeing? After all, it is easier to focus on something that we can actually see, rather than something such as emotions and feelings. One of the most common negatives of this is emotional exhaustion, which is defined as a state of feeling emotionally drained and worn out as a result of accumulated stress. To help you prevent emotional exhaustion, we made this video. Credits: Script Writer: Xinyi Script Editor: Isadora Ho Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Faye Miravalles YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References Cafasso, J., 2019. Emotional Exhaustion: What It Is And How To Treat It. [online] Healthline. Available at: https://www.healthline.com/health/emotional-exhaustion [Accessed 24 November 2020]. Cousins, L., 2018. ARE THERE DOWNSIDES TO ALWAYS TRYING TO BE POSITIVE?. [online] Health Agenda. Available at: https://www.hcf.com.au/health-agenda/body-mind/mental-health/downsides-to-always-being-positive#:~:text=%E2%80%9CSuppressing%20your%20emotions%2C%20whether%20it’s,memory%20and%20self%2Desteem.%E2%80%9D [Accessed 24 November 2020]. Ladouceur, P., 2020. 3 Ways To Know If You’Re Saying Yes Too Much. [online] Mental Help. Available at: https://www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/3-ways-to-know-if-you-re-saying-yes-too-much/ [Accessed 24 November 2020]. Morin, A., 2017. 6 Ways To Stop Stressing About Things You Can’t Control. [online] Forbes. Available at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/amymorin/2017/05/13/6-ways-to-stop-stressing-about-things-you-cant-control/?sh=2d846edf30db [Accessed 24 November 2020]. Nortje, A., 2020. Mindful Thinking: 4+ Ways To Stop Ruminating And Overthinking. [online] Positive Psychology. Available at: https://positivepsychology.com/mindful-thinking/ [Accessed 24 November 2020]. Quintero, S., 2020. Toxic Positivity: The Dark Side Of Positive Vibes. [online] The Psychology Group. Available at: https://thepsychologygroup.com/toxic-positivity/#:~:text=We%20define%20toxic%20positivity%20as,the%20authentic%20human%20emotional%20experience. [Accessed 24 November 2020]. Raypole, C., 2019. How To Identify And Deal With A Victim Mentality. [online] Healthline. Available at: https://www.healthline.com/health/victim-mentality [Accessed 24 November 2020]. Tartakovsky, M., 2018. Why Ruminating Is Unhealthy And How To Stop. [online] Psych Central. Available at: https://psychcentral.com/blog/why-ruminating-is-unhealthy-and-how-to-stop/#:~:text=When%20people%20ruminate%2C%20they%20over,%2Ddrinking%20and%20binge%2Deating. [Accessed 24 November 2020]. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike

More videos by this producer

7 Signs You Might Be Dating a Sociopath

A sociopath is someone suffering from a serious psychiatric condition called antisocial personality disorder. While no one is born with this disorder, it is associated with a pattern of antisocial behavior that began before the age of 15. Recognizing a sociopath's personality, despite the existence

5 Habits That Make You LESS Attractive

To help you in your dating life, in this video, we will be discussing a few habits that make you less attractive so you could avoid these mistakes. Research in psychology clearly shows that it’s not just a beautiful face that makes us attractive. Our personality, behavior, attitudes… What are those

5 Signs You Have Poor Boundaries

Boundaries are defined as the limits and rules we set for ourselves within relationships. Sometimes, they may be hard to set or come with some not-so-ideal situations, but they are healthy and necessary. How good are you at setting boundaries? To help you become more self-aware, let’s do a quick che