Emotional Wellness is more than just handling stress. It also involves having a positive attitude, high self-esteem, a strong sense of who you are as a person, and the ability to be recognize and share a wide range of feelings with others in a constructive way. It is important to understand that our bodies and minds are interconnected. Stress can take a toll on physical health as well as having negative emotional effects. Emotionally well individuals can cope with life stressors effectively.