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Fait désormais partie d’Verizon Media. Fait désormais partie d’Verizon Media. Fait désormais partie d’Verizon Media. Fait désormais partie d’Verizon Media. 6 Steps to Mindfully Deal With Difficult Emotions. Let’s get real here.

6 Steps to Mindfully Deal With Difficult Emotions

For most of us – myself included – life is fast-paced and chock full of family, relationship, and work stressors. This reality, along with the ever-increasing pressures of technology and society at large, can really take a toll on your marriage. As a result, difficult emotions like anger, confusion, fear, loneliness, and sadness, just to name a few, can arise. Emotions like these are often the most present and powerful forces in your life. The key to overcoming these difficult emotions is mindfulness!

Following these six steps will help you to understand and deal with your difficult emotions in a mindful way: Purchase a PDF version of this poster here. Step One: Turn toward your emotions with acceptance Once you become aware of the emotion you are feeling, notice where it is in your body. The key here is to not push the emotion away. Step Two: Identify and label the emotion Instead of saying, “I am angry”, say, “This is anger” or, “This is anxiety.” “What triggered me?” Teaching Guide: Dealing with Feelings - Character Education - Social Emotional Learning - Life Skills - Lesson Plans & Curriculum.

This material is from the teaching guidefor the video “Dealing with Feelings“in the 10-part DVD series You Can Choose!

Teaching Guide: Dealing with Feelings - Character Education - Social Emotional Learning - Life Skills - Lesson Plans & Curriculum

HOW TO COPEWith An Unpleasant Feeling Sometimes we feel good, and sometimes we feel bad. Both kinds of feelings are normal. Of course, we all enjoy good feelings. NAHS News Winter 2011. 7 Critical Skills That Predict Success. What skills do you really need to succeed?

7 Critical Skills That Predict Success

In school, they taught us history and algebra and if we got good SAT scores they said we'd succeed. But are those the skills we really need? Developmental psychologist Susan Engel researched the skills that actually predicted success. I'll give you a hint--differential calculus isn't on the list. Here are the 7 skills that are critical for success. 40 Quotes that Will Quiet Your Mind. Post written by: Angel Chernoff Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work.

40 Quotes that Will Quiet Your Mind

Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart. You know how you always turn down the volume on the radio when you need to think clearly about something complicated or confusing? The same is true for your life in general. How To Be Motivated: 4 New Insights From Research. Sometimes there is not enough coffee in universe to get you going.

How To Be Motivated: 4 New Insights From Research

How to be motivated is something we all struggle with at some time or another. Or, um, daily. Motivation is such a mystery. It’s a feeling and we understand it so poorly it feels impossible to do anything about it. Is there anyone who can unravel the science of how motivation works and tell us what to do? Dan Pink wrote the book on motivation. He’s the New York Times bestselling author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. His books have sold more than 2 million copies. How to Beat Procrastination. This is Part 2.

How to Beat Procrastination

You won’t get Part 2 if you haven’t read Part 1 yet. Here’s Part 1. PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.) pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-| nounthe action of ruining your own life for no apparent reason Let me start by saying that I’ve had just about enough of the irony of battling through crippling procrastination while trying to write posts on procrastination and how to beat it. A couple notes before we begin: I’m not a professional at any of this, just a lifelong procrastinator who thinks about this topic all the time.

Alright, so last week we dove into the everyday inner struggle of the procrastinator to examine the underlying psychology going on. We know about the Instant Gratification Monkey (the part of your brain that makes you procrastinate) and his dominion over the Rational Decision Maker, but what’s really happening there? Planning A big list of icky, daunting tasks and undertakings.


10 Signs You're A Critical Thinker. Critical thinkers are able to analyze issues from a wide variety of angles, resulting in more success in business and life.

10 Signs You're A Critical Thinker

Discover your ability to think critically today with these ten signs you’re a critical thinker. 1. You get your news from a wide variety of sources. Critical thinkers know that partisan politics come into play at any mainstream media outlet, so they strive to learn about the world from a variety of sources that offer different journalistic voices. They check out places like the Wall Street Journal for a conservative perspective, Salon for a liberal slant, First Look Media for a more aggressive approach to investigative journalism, and they might even follow the politics thread on Reddit for a smorgasbord that offers every taste imaginable. 2.