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Respond Instead of React

Don’t ignore your feelings. Accept and label emotions. See feelings as information, not dictators

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Giving up at the first sign of difficulty doesn’t look good on anyone’s resume. So what can we learn from the new science of resilience?

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Instead of dwelling on regrets, focus on self improvement.

Instead of dwelling on regrets, focus on self improvement.

If you try to ignore upsetting feelings like regret, it can diminish your joy or even manifest itself as physical pain. 

Instead, slow down, be aware of the present moment and what sensations you are feeling, and accept how you feel while understanding that this feeling won't last forever.

How To Respond To The Silent Treatment

  1. Don’t Isolate: Maintain healthy relationships with family and friends to avoid feelings of loneliness.
  2. Hobbies: Engage in reading books or doing art, which can help us stay stable and strong, and can act as an outlet for our feelings.

Acknowledge your feelings

To distance yourself from the feeling, label it.

This allows you to see your thoughts and feelings for what they are, and not bury them or let them explode.

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