Emotions Worksheets (7+)

Emotions Worksheets

This page provides you with emotions worksheets.

Emotions worksheets aim to increase emotions regulation and assist in dealing with your emotions effectively. 

Some of these worksheets will be made by ourselves while some will be curated from reputable third party websites, after reviewing relevant content from numerous reputable sites. 

Emotion Worksheet- Basic Emotions

Emotions are our  feelings on a specific event. There are six basic emotions viz anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness and surprise.

Different emotions are experienced in different situations. These emotions are expressed in various ways which could be verbal, behavioral or cognitive.

For better understanding of emotions, it is important to discover which emotions are experienced in which circumstances. 

Objectives: To give a clear distinction of basic emotions.

Instructions: for each of the below mentioned situations, mention which basic emotion (anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness and surprise) is experienced. 

Emotions Worksheet- What Do Emotions Feel Like?

Everybody experiences different feelings when encountering different emotions.

Someone might feel overwhelmed when he is happy while someone may feel content when he is happy.

Different emotions mean different things to everyone.

Objectives: To explore the meaning of basic emotions for an individual.

Instructions: For each basic emotion, mention how you feel?

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Emotions Worksheet- More About Me

Different people experience different emotions in different situations. The triggers for each type of emotion are different for each and every individual.

Being aware of an individual’s emotion triggers may help him avoid situations which lead to a negative emotion in him.

Objectives: To enable individuals to learn more about them.

Instructions: Complete the statements given below

 I feel overwhelmed when _____________________________________________________

When I experience anger emotion, _______________________________________________

I get sad when _______________________________________________________________  

My sadness disappears when ___________________________________________________

I often feel _________________________________________________________________

I am lucky that I _____________________________________________________________

My emotions ________________________________________________________________

For me, controlling emotions ___________________________________________________

Emotions Worksheet- Emotion Chart 

An emotion chart helps keep a record of the daily mood of an individual.

This chart can act as a source of pointing out any variations in mood, which may be a warning for some trouble.

For example if an individual always stays happy and suddenly he begins to feel sad, it may be an alarming situation pointing towards mental illness such as depression.

Objectives: To help individuals to keep a track of their daily mood.

Instructions: Mention your overall mood in the table below and do this activity on a daily basis.

Week/DayMon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun 
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Emotions Worksheet- My Reaction to Every Emotion 

Everybody reacts differently when he experiences different emotions. The reaction to every emotion determines whether the emotion is healthy for an individual or not.

For example if tension makes an individual be prepared for future happenings by making specific backup plans, then this emotion is healthy for him.

On its contrary if anger makes an individual out of control, this emotion is unhealthy for him.

Objectives: To explore reactions of individuals on different emotions.

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Instructions: Write down your reactions on each of the below mentioned emotions

Emotions Worksheet- Positive and Negative Effects of Emotions 

Emotions have both positive and negative effects. It also depends on the individual how he takes every emotion.

Objectives: To enable individuals to pinpoint positive and negative elements of emotions.

Instructions: Mention the positive and negative effects of the following emotions on you.

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Emotions Worksheet- Feelings and Emotions

Different feelings result in different types of emotions. If an individual knows his triggers, he can prepare himself for the upcoming emotion.

For example if an individual feels frightened when he sees an insect, he might take precautions while moving in a store room.

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The following worksheet helps figure out triggers for different emotions.  

Emotion Worksheet- Emotional Control

Emotional control is a very challenging but necessary task. We can not let our emotions take control over us.

We have to learn to control our emotions but avoid our triggers and by acquiring certain coping strategies. 

The following worksheet aids in exploring where an individual lies in terms of controlling emotions.

Emotions need to be expressed but the intensity and frequency of expressing those emotions must be in one’s control. 

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Emotions Worksheet- Colors and Emotions 

Colors and emotions worksheets are a very interesting and engaging worksheet that allow individuals to associate emotions with colors.

We have often heard that colors affect our mood, well that seems true for when we wear blue colored clothes we really do feel calm and relaxed.

Different colors mean different things to different people.

In the worksheet below, you have to associate the emotions mentioned in the word bank, with each color.

Remember that there are no right or wrong answers in this case, write how you really feel about these colors.

The color red makes me feel: ________________________________________________

The color orange makes me feel: _____________________________________________

The color yellow makes me feel:  ____________________________________________

The color green makes me feel:  _____________________________________________

The color blue makes me feel:  ______________________________________________

The color purple makes me feel: _____________________________________________

The color pink makes me feel:  ______________________________________________

The color black makes me feel:  _____________________________________________

The color white makes me feel:  _____________________________________________

The color brown makes me feel: _____________________________________________

Emotion Words 

Happy- Scared -Excited- Angry -Silly- Shy- Sad -Loved- Sick -Frustrated -Peaceful- Thankful- Safe- Annoyed- Curious- Sorry- Proud -Bored -Calm -Disappointed- Surprised- Sleepy- Nervous- Kind -Confused- Grumpy -Embarrassed- Playful- Strong- Confident- Jealous- Sassy- Relaxed- Cranky- Strange. 

The original worksheet can be downloaded through the link.

Emotions Worksheet- Feelings Quiz

The feelings quiz worksheet assists individuals in relating their feelings with emotions.

The words feelings and emotions are often used interchangeably but both these words differ in their meanings.

Feelings are experienced by individuals while emotions are related to bodily reactions such as the release of specific hormones and neurotransmitters. Emotions give rise to feelings.

In other words, feelings are a result of our emotions. 

In the following activity, provide the letter that best matches the feeling by the statement provided.

The original worksheet can be downloaded from the link. 

1. When something unexpected happens. A. disgust B. embarrassed C. surprised 

2. A feeling of unhappiness. A. frustration B. sad C. fear 

3. A feeling of uneasiness and concern. A. worry B. anxious C. sad 

4. A feeling of joy and contentment. A. proud B. shocked C. happy 

5. A strong feeling of displeasure or annoyance. A. silly B. angry C. disgust 

6. A feeling of pleasure and satisfaction. A. worry B. fear C. proud 

7.Annoyed by not being able to do something. A. happy B. anxious C. frustration 

8. A feeling of confusion and shame. A. frustration B. angry C. embarrassed 

9. Sudden, strong upsetting feeling. A. sad B. shocked C. embarrassed 

10. Acting foolishly. A. silly B. proud C. surprised 

11. A feeling of disapproval or revulsion. A. silly B. disgust C. surprised 

12. Unpleasant feeling of danger. A. disgust B. fear C. worry 

13. An uneasy or nervous feeling. A. proud B. happy C. anxious

Emotions Worksheet- Examining an Emotion

Examining an emotion worksheet is made by Andrew Tener for his “how to feel better program”.

This worksheet aims to aid in investigating the nature of a particular emotion. Feelings are not always the result of an immediate emotion.

There could be another emotion behind the emotion that elicits a certain response in an individual.

For example an individual may experience anger due to other emotions like sadness, anxiety, worry and so forth.

This worksheet helps in identifying the root cause or the other emotion behind a specific emotion.

This worksheet is divided into 4 parts and each part has its own importance. The first part aims to investigate a specific emotion in detail.

The second part asks for justification of that emotion. The third part assesses the emotion and gives an opportunity to the individual to look upon a thing in more than one perspective.

The last part aims to compare the previous emotion with the one discovered after thorough understanding of the event.

The examining an emotion worksheet is as follows. You can download or print the worksheet from the original link.

Examining an Emotion Part 1: Describing Your Emotion 

1. Name the emotion: __________________________________ 

2. Where is the emotion in your body? Draw here —————————> 

3. How intense is the emotion? (Circle a number below) 

Weak 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   Strong 

4. What color is the emotion? _____________________________ 

5. Describe the emotion. Use adjectives. (Is it fiery, slimy? Does it seem like a rock or chains?) _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 

Part 2: Understanding Your Emotion 

1. Try to remember when you felt this way before. Feel the emotion and let your mind bring up a memory. What memory can you find? _______________________________________ 2. Write down what happened in the memory of the first column below. 

3. Write down how you felt at each step of the memory in the second column. 

4. Write down why you felt that way in the third column. 

     What happened?         How did you feel?          Why did you feel that way? ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ 

Part 3: Assessing Your Emotion 

1. Look at how you felt over time and the reasons you felt that way. Does each reason make sense? Could you have misunderstood anything? _______________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 

2. Did you do the best you could at that moment? ________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 

3. Were there factors outside your control which dictated your own or others’ actions? _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 

4. Is the emotion helping you in this or future situations? What is your goal? _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 

5. What else might have caused what happened? Were your actions at fault? Are you improperly blaming others? __________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 

Part 4: Comparing the Change in Your Emotion 

1. Name the emotion: __________________________________ 

2. Where is the emotion in your body? Draw here —————————> 

3. How intense is the emotion? (Circle a number below) 

Weak 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   Strong 

4. What color is the emotion? _____________________________ 

5. Describe the emotion. Use adjectives. _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 

6. How does your new description compare with your old one? What changed? _____________________________________________

Other mental health worksheets

Below are a list of other mental health worksheets which may interest you:

Positive Self-Talk Worksheets
Printable Mental Health Worksheets
Problem Solving Worksheets for Adults
Psychology Worksheets
PTSD Worksheets
Radical Acceptance Worksheets
REBT Worksheets
Reinforcement Worksheets

Some  of these worksheets were made by ourselves while some of these were curated from reputable third party sites.

These emotions worksheets help explore more about yourself and aid in figuring out positive and negative elements of each emotion.

If you have any queries or questions about these emotions worksheets, let us know through your comments.

We will be glad to assist you.

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Nadejda Romanciuc

Nadejda Romanciuc holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a diploma in Addiction studies. She is part of the Romanian Association of Integrative Psychotherapy as a psychotherapist under supervision. She's practicing online counselling for over two years and is a strong advocate for mental health.