Learning to regulate our emotions is a vital life-skill needed to stay mentally healthy.

Here are some benefits of regulating our emotions.

1. Identifying our emotions and naming them itself is powerful: Research indicates that the simple act of naming our emotions has the ability to calm us down and make us feel in control
2. It helps us channelize our emotions by engaging in healthier activities
3. It is vital for healthy relationships: If we understand our emotions, we are able to communicate better and avoid miscommunication
4. It helps us lead healthier lives, and finally
5. It enables us to ask for help