Everyone experiences different feelings and emotions on different days and at different moments.

Understanding how we feel

Everyone experiences feelings and emotions. Some days we might feel good and other days we might feel sad, angry or confused.  Our feelings can help to guide and protect us. Talking about our feelings can help us to understand them. Some days we might have questions such as:

Our Headbomz Squisher Squad cards show how Talking Makes Us Stronger. You can check them out here.

Coping with feelings and emotions​

You might experience many different feelings as you grow up. You might feel happy, angry, sad, confused, lonely, frustrated or upset.

There are just some ways we can cope with our emotions:

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Talking​

Talking to a trusted adult can help. To find out more about the importance of talking, you can check out our Headbomz campaign here.

Deep breathing, meditation and mindfulness can all help us to relax and feel calm. You can find out more about meditation by clicking here.

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Exercising

Walking, running, dancing, or any other kind of exercise, can help us to feel good.

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Being creative

Drawing, painting, colouring, or writing a story or diary can help us to express and understand our feelings.​

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Pampering​

Having a bath, listening to some good music or cuddling a pet are just some activities that can help us to feel good.

Support is available

If you are not feeling good, you do not have to go through this alone. Support is available. 

Is there a trusted adult you can talk to? Childline is always available to listen to you and support you. 

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