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Understanding Your Emotions

There is a clear distinction between “I am anger” and “I feel anger”. In the former, you are subconsciously letting anger consume you.

You’d find ways to justify any rash actions because you think you’re anger. In the latter, anger is nothing but another feeling that happens to pass by your body and soul

So try your best to understand, acknowledge, and let go of it!

Try saying - "I feel angry. But that's okay and it is normal. I acknowledge it and I'm going go breath and let it go.

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Understand The Amygdala (part of brain controlling fear & anger)

In a high-stress environment when the amygdala is active, the prefrontal cortex (responsible for rationality & critical thinking) is “switched off.”

This means that in an environment where fear and anger are present, people are unable to make rational decisions!

So give the '...

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Summary

Thats it! I am positive that this 6 tips would bring tremendous value in your life.

To summarize, the 6 tips are

  1. Building Candor
  2. The '478' Breathing Technique
  3. Be Collaborative Instead of Forceful
  4. GET Rid of Ants (Automatic Negative Thoughts)
  5. Unders...

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The ‘478’ Breathing Technique

What should you do when you feel stressed, anxious, and overwhelm?

Try the '478' breathing technique made popular by Dr Andrew Wail.

There are only 3 steps involved

  1. Breath in deep for 4 seconds
  2. Hold your breath for 7 seconds
  3. Exhale slowly over 8 seconds
  4. ...

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Building Candor

What is candor? It is the quality of being honest and open.

Building candor with the vulnerable builds trust and improves relationship.

It also helps you to relief stress and all your bottled up emotions!

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Get Rid of Ants!!! (Automatic Negative Thoughts)

No not that ants but Automatic Negative Thoughts

“I am not smart enough”, “Bad things will happen”, “I don’t think I am ever going to succeed”. — these are prime examples of negative thoughts.

I believe it may be difficult to completely destroy all ants (pun intended)...

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6 Tips For Mental Health (and how to be an ally)

6 Tips For Mental Health (and how to be an ally)

Mental health is supremely important.

  • Mental health affects your sleep
  • Mental health affects your health
  • Mental health affects your productivity

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Be Collaborative Instead of Forceful

If you listen to your body when it whispers, you won’t have to hear it scream.

Be collaborative with your body and mind! If you put your nose to the grindstone for too long (i.e. work too hard for too long), you may cut your nose!

Be mindful and collaborative!

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I share the 6 best mental tips to improve your sleep, health, productivity, relationships, and life!

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Practices to tend to your emotions

Practices to tend to your emotions

  • Catch yourself worrying. 
  • Turn your attention to your body and notice sensations you can identify (muscles are tense, heart beating nausea).
  • Don’t get involved with your worrisome thoughts
  • Try to label or name your emotion, whether it’s ...

Let go of your distractions

Let go of your distractions

Get off your phone. Leave it out of reach. You know that is something that is been bothering you, so just let it go!

Does it trouble your studies or your relationships with family and friends? It is an addiction, a drug and you should try and reduce that addiction.

If you have trou...

Navigating the end of a friendship

  • Try to be honest with the person. Do it with kindness and just talk about your own emotional availability. "I realize that I'm not a good friend right now. I just don't feel very emotionally available."
  • Try to avoid "all or nothing" thinking. Frien...

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