18) Take home messages

There is a lot of information in this section. It will help you to revisit it from time to time, to support you in coping with your emotions.

You can download the many resources available and use them in your own time.

It will help to remember the following advice;

  • Know what works for you
  • Avoid comparison with others
  • It is normal to experience ups and downs along the way – not every day will be the same
  • Try to make positive choices
  • Reflect on your successes
  • Set yourself some realistic goals for future
  • Remember to pace yourself

Key point

Learning to cope with your emotions may take time. However, following some of the examples here will help you to gain control.