Licensed marriage and family therapist Adrienne Clements, creator of Head and Heart Integrative Psychotherapy, defines emotional distress as intense unpleasant feelings.
When you face obstacles or problems, you may suffer "emotional anguish." Many individuals use the phrase to describe any undesired feeling, including despair, anxiety, wrath, and sorrow.
This in-depth look at emotional discomfort will help you recognise it and reduce its effect.
Emotional discomfort nearly usually entails personality and everyday function modifications, Clements says, albeit how it feels differs.
Maybe you're facing a lot of uncertainty, and your typically optimistic outlook becomes negative. You feel powerless, can't concentrate, and miss work deadlines.
Sleep alterations, such as oversleeping, trouble falling asleep, or early or middle-of-the-night awakening Eating more or less than usual Physical symptoms