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3 Ways to Deal with Emotions

3 Ways to Deal with Emotions

Emotions are a huge part of our daily lives. Our feelings let us know we are alive, and they help us to connect with others. Emotions are also important indicators of our needs. For example, if we feel angry, we might need to set a boundary or stop an injustice. If we...
The Emotion Shift

The Emotion Shift

Have you ever felt so much stress and anxiety that you became overwhelmed and couldn’t think straight? Maybe you had to give an important speech, or have a difficult conversation with a friend or colleague. If you asked a friend for advice about what to do, they may...
What to Do When You Are TRIGGERED!

What to Do When You Are TRIGGERED!

Unless you live in a bubble, my guess is that you know what it’s like to be triggered by something. You probably know the feeling well. You come in contact with something or someone that offends you. Your pulse quickens, your blood pressure rises, and you tense up....
Emotions and Needs

Emotions and Needs

Sometimes I struggle to identify my emotions and talk about them. For example, the other day, I was frustrated. I was grumpy with a colleague at work, and I didn’t really know why. Frustrated isn’t really an emotion, so I spent some time trying to figure out what...
3 Ways to Work With Feelings

3 Ways to Work With Feelings

This post is Part 4 in a 4-part blog series on changing our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. (If you missed the previous posts, you can find Part 1 here.) Changing Your Feelings Can Feel Impossible Trying to change your feelings can seem impossible. Have you ever...
How to Know What You’re Feeling (And Talk About It)

How to Know What You’re Feeling (And Talk About It)

Sometimes it’s difficult to identify your feelings and talk about them. I think it can be especially tough for men. I think part of the reason is that some of us just didn’t grow up in environments where people were open about their feelings. Maybe you grew up in a...
Inside Out Emotions: We Need Them All

Inside Out Emotions: We Need Them All

The other day I went to see the movie ‘Inside Out.’ It’s a creative film that focuses on the life of Riley, an 11-year old girl. Her life is going pretty well until her family moves from Minnesota to San Francisco because of her father’s new job. Riley goes through...
The Sedona Method

The Sedona Method

One of my favorite self-help books is The Sedona Method, by Hale Dwoskin. The book changed a lot of my thinking about places in my life where I felt stuck, and I’d like to share some about what I learned. The basic idea behind The Sedona Method is that many of our...
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