There is no denying that life can throw us some curve balls. Emotional Wellness assesses how well you manage stress and anxiety and to what degree you have a positive self-concept. This is related to your zest for life and the effectiveness of your coping skills. Other factors are your awareness of emotions and your comfort level with a wide range of emotions. Research suggests that having a sense of humor has undeniable health benefits. No matter what happens, laughter helps.