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Jennie Allen

Naming What You Feel and Knowing What to Do About It

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    All tangled up

    Have you ever been overwhelmed by a sudden emotion? Or do you often feel numb? Or perhaps you struggle to control your anger or anxiety. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone.

    Many people get tangled in knots when it comes to understanding and managing their feelings. They either avoid emotions entirely or let them spiral out of control. Or they move swiftly to solve or “fix” difficult emotions in themselves and others. 

    But in rushing past feelings, you miss a chance to understand them. And those tangled up feelings have a pesky way of resurfacing unexpectedly. That’s why sometimes, one off-handed comment from a relative can send you spiraling into depression. 

    The truth is, feelings serve a purpose. They connect you to God, others, and yourself. Through studying Scripture and science, it becomes clear that feelings can’t be “fixed” – they’re meant to be felt. Only then can you live deeply. In fact, when we deny our pain and the many emotions that come with it, we diminish our very humanity.

    The good news? Emotional health is possible. By holding feelings up to the light of Christ, those inner knots can be loosened. Then, you’ll experience the freedom to feel, heal, and connect authentically. Rather than being numb or overwhelmed, you’ll feel whole again. 

    So, let’s start untangling your emotions. In the next sections, you’ll learn to slow down, name each of your emotions, and understand what to do next. This can help you both manage overwhelming emotions and access the ones you’ve buried or suppressed. 

    Right now, your feelings may seem an unsolvable mess. But through God’s power and biblical truth, you can learn to order and understand them. Your head and heart can become integrated, so you can feel fully alive. It’s a journey towards emotional health that anyone can take – let’s get started!

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    What is Untangle Your Emotions about?

    Untangle Your Emotions (2024) is a spiritual guide to understanding and managing your feelings. Rather than something to be fixed, it views emotions as an avenue for deeper connection with God and the people around you. Drawing on scientific research and biblical wisdom, it guides you on your path to emotional maturity as a divinely created being.

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    Untangle Your Emotions delves into navigating our complex feelings and finding emotional clarity. Here's why this book is definitely worth a read:

    • Provides practical tools to identify and understand a variety of emotions, aiding in emotional intelligence development.
    • Offers insightful guidance on managing difficult emotions like anxiety and fear, empowering readers to navigate life's challenges with resilience.
    • Through real-life stories and relatable experiences, it breaks down complex emotional concepts into digestible, relatable insights that make personal growth engaging and eye-opening.

    Who should read Untangle Your Emotions?

    • Christians seeking a faith-based approach to improving their emotional health
    • People who want to strengthen their connections with God and others through developing emotional awareness
    • Anyone who feels they tend to suppress or ignore their emotions rather than dealing with them

    About the Author

    Jennie Allen is a bestselling author of self-help guides such as Find Your People and Get Out of Your Head. She’s also the founder and visionary of IF:Gathering, an organization helping women strengthen their connections to God. Allen has a Masters in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary and lives in Dallas with her husband and four children.

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    The main message of Untangle Your Emotions is to understand and manage your emotions for a healthier mindset.

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    Untangle Your Emotions is a valuable read for improving emotional intelligence and overall well-being.

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