How to Get Off the Emotional Roller Coaster

24 Oct 2012, by michelle in Featured, Newsletter, personal development, self-care, Stress, Video

In the last couple of months, I have been fortunate to do some travel that’s been all about FUN! One of those trips was shortly after my book launch where my husband and I got away to Old Quebec -sans kids!! Needless to say we had a blast. We were thrilled to get away to a French speaking land where croissants and cappuccinos were found around every corner.

One of our adventures was traveling to the Montmorency Falls. We were told this was about 8 miles from our hotel and were lent bikes to make the trek. “Just go up to the market and follow the trails,” we were directed. Little did we know there would be multiple trails and with little French under our belts, we went the wrong way. This made our 16 mile round-trip ride turn into a 30 mile adventure.

Although I was exhausted by the end of it, I was filled with appreciation for two main reasons. The first was being able to see even more of the country than we planned (especially the exquisite falls) and the second was recognizing how much easier it was to navigate the adventure without kids in tow.


As much as we love them (here they are on their first day of school), I know enough that my kids would not have appreciated the length of the ride and would not have hidden their disappointment.

This reminded me of how often we are not just dealing with our own emotions. Our feelings are impacted by those around us and how they are feeling in the moment as well. Just one challenge can stir the pot. With the multitude of challenges you can encounter in any one day, it is easy to find on one of those more challenging days that you find yourself feeling as if you are living on an emotional roller coaster.

My point is feelings happen. When you find yourself on that emotional roller coaster, check out my video this week on how you can get off quickly and easily:


Please share the wealth and spread to the message of love to those you know who are caught in the ups and downs of life!

Live Fearlessly – Choose Love,

  • K Crane

    Michelle, makes perfect sense. The heart must nourish itself first before being effective for the body, and so it goes with us. Great tips!! …going to yoga always helps me get centered again since it is truly a treat for me, and all the breathing that goes with it is a bonus! Thank you for your wonderful reminder and thank you for your work 🙂

    • Yes, with all the excessive yang energy, we need ways to rebalance. Yoga is one of my favorite ways as well. Thanks for sharing!