Feeling word of the week: Anticipation

Etymology: From the Latin anticipatus - referring to "managing ahead of time."

Emotional Equation: Excitement + Uncertainty + Optimisim

Emoji Equation: ๐Ÿคฉ + ๐Ÿคจ + ๐Ÿ˜Š

Associated thoughts: "I can't wait until....", "I'm looking forward to...", "I don't know what is going to happen, but I'm ready to find out!"

Related feelings: Excitement, Optimistic, ApprehensiveUsed in a sentence: "I'm anticipating the launch of my new coping club!"

Challenges of this emotion: Anticipation can cause us to live in the future, which can get in the way of you being mindful of what is happening right now

Ways to effectively cope with this emotion: Be mindful that you don't wish your time away. If you find yourself focused on the future, take a moment to ground yourself in the present.

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