9 Reasons Why How You Feel Affects The Way You Think

9 reasons why how you feel affects the way you think.

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Controlling your family life isn’t easy. Roughly 95% of your mind’s thoughts, actions, emotions, and processes are controlled by the subconscious mind (emotional mind). And on top of everything else, there are so many things to juggle and worry about for the conscious mind. According to thinking statistics, 2% of people think, 3% think that they think, and 95% would rather not think at all.

However, controlling how you feel can be the difference between your life falling apart or flourishing. Why? Because if you get control of this one aspect of your life, you can benefit from:

  • Clear and creative thinking
  • Creating more harmony and abundance
  • Feeling more at ease with life
  • Improved goal attainment

Whether you’re a work-at-home mother or an overwhelmed freelance professional with a tight schedule, we know you don’t always have the time and resources to research everything there is to know about the latest emotional intelligence techniques. So in this guide, we’ve compiled nine efficient tips to help you get the feel right for your life and business.

9 reasons your feelings affect your thoughts

When you get a handle on your emotions, you’ll be able to think more clearly. It’s because when you’re feeling good, you’re in a better state to process information. On the other hand, when you’re feeling down, it’s harder to focus and think straight.

Your ability to think clearly

Feeling good makes you think more clearly and make better decisions. It’s because you’re in a positive state of mind, and your brain is functioning at its best.

Your energy levels

Your emotions also affect your energy levels. When you’re feeling down, you’re likely to have less energy and be less productive. On the other hand, when you’re feeling good, you have more energy and are more likely to be productive.

Your motivation

Your emotions can also affect your motivation. When you’re feeling good, you’re more likely to be motivated and take action. On the other hand, when you’re feeling down, you may not feel like doing anything.

Your immune system

Your emotions can also affect your immune system. When you’re feeling good, your immune system will likely be stronger. On the other hand, when you’re feeling down, your immune system may be weaker.

The quality of your relationships

Good emotional intelligence will also help you build better relationships. When you understand your emotions, you’re better equipped to handle relationships with others. You’ll be able to communicate better and manage conflict more effectively.

Your work performance 

You’re more likely to succeed at work if you manage your emotions. It’s because you’ll be able to stay focused and motivated and less likely to make mistakes.

Your creativity

Some of the best ideas come when we’re feeling relaxed and happy. So if you can manage your emotions, you’re more likely to be creative.

Your physical health

Emotional stress can take a toll on your physical health. It can weaken your immune system and contribute to conditions like heart disease, headaches, and digestive problems. So if you can manage your emotions, you’re more likely to be physically healthy.

Your mental health

If you manage your emotions, you’re more likely to have a positive outlook on life and deal with stress healthily. It can lead to better mental health overall.

Emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence is important. If you manage your emotions, you’re more likely to succeed in all areas of life. If you want to be successful in any area of life, it’s worth working on your emotional intelligence.


Feeling overwhelmed can cause you to shut down mentally and not be able to think at all. Stress can greatly impact your ability to think logically and creatively.


Petri Maatta is a photographer, filmmaker, and web designer who has been working for over 20 years in the creative industry. Fascinated by manifesting for business reasons, Petri was determined to find out what it took to create success. He started his career with seven years of business failures before he found success by learning about manifesting from a mentor with a Fortune 500 company. Today, Petri shares his knowledge through DreamMaker courses designed to help people change their businesses and lives while living on their terms.

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