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Wheel of Emotions Worksheet

Sara Quitlag

On this page we will provide you with a Wheel of Emotions Worksheet. It will help you to understand how different emotions are linked together.

What is the Wheel of Emotions Worksheet ?

The emotion wheel describes eight basic emotions: anger, anticipation, disgust, fear, joy, sadness, surprise and trust. People can use the wheel to identify their emotions and come to terms to how they are feeling and, ultimately, become more self-aware and self-compassionate. Emotions are hard to understand at times, they are so mixed and confusing.

How does the Wheel of Emotions Worksheet  help?

Wheel of emotions will help you to understand your mixed emotions and feelings, it will help you in identifying your emotions. Emotions affect us in five ways:

  • Emotion Component
  • Action Tendency
  • Appraisal Component
  • Motor Component
  • Physiological Component.

Emotions are complex, intermixed and every emotion varies in intensity and duration.Emotions are inter-linked and inter-related with each other. How one emotion leads to another and then a series of emotions are experienced by you. This worksheet will help you to understand the interplay of different emotions.

Instructions on how to use the Wheel of Emotions Worksheet 

The wheel of emotions worksheet will help you in understanding your complex emotions and how you feel about them. This worksheet will help you to understand how different emotions are linked together.

You can download this worksheet here.


On this page we provided you with a Wheel of Emotions Worksheet ,which hopefully helped you to understand how different emotions are linked together.

If you have any questions or comments please let us know.


The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.
If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

Sara Quitlag

Sara Quitlag is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.