Your emotional bank account is like a savings account for your emotions. You make deposits into the account when you have positive experiences or do things that make you happy. You withdraw from the account when you experience negative emotions or do things that make you unhappy or unfulfilled.
Mood swings. We all have them. One day you're on top of the world, and the next, you can't get out of bed. It seems like your mood is constantly changing for no reason at all. It's perfectly normal to have days like that now and then. What if they disrupt your life and prevent you from living the way you want? Here's a closer look at mood swings and how to tell if yours are a sign of something in need of attention.
The emotional stress of living with a chronic illness is often compounded by other factors. You might feel like a burden on friends and family members, struggle financially, experience physical limitations, and social isolation.