We could all increase our emotional regulation, self-control, and general poise by choosing to step into another persona.
To try it for yourself, pick a different person for different goals, a wise person for a personal dilemma, or a work mentor for a professional problem. The practice should create some psychological distance from potentially distracting feelings.
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