Join Henna Inam for an in-depth discussion in this video Practice: Managing emotional triggers, part of Mindfulness Practices.
- This mindfulness practice is to help you … become more aware of your emotional triggers … and grow your emotional intelligence. … Find a quiet space and shut off any distractions. … Sit comfortably, spine straight, … shoulders relaxed, feet on the floor. … (inhales deeply) Inhale through your nose … and then exhale through the mouth. … Now start to deepen your breath. … Breathe in, (inhales deeply) two, three, four. … Breathe in, (inhales deeply) two, three, four. … Breathe out, … two, three, four. … Now bring to mind a situation where you felt triggered. … Perhaps it's a situation you experienced … recently, or one you experience often. … when someone criticizes me, I tend to get really angry. … a journalist writing about the situation. … What happened? … Describe your behavior, describe theirs. … Now notice the thoughts that the mind has created. … Usually when I'm triggered, my mind … quickly jumps to blaming others. … What emotion is triggered in you? … It's perfectly human to react. …
- Releasing stress
- Improving focus and creativity
- Finding meaning
- Cultivating joy
- Collaborating with difficult people
- Preparing for challenging conversations
- Being resilient after failure
- Facing fear
- Successfully handling change and crisis
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Lead Yourself
2. Lead Others
3. Lead in Challenging Times
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