“You have to remember something: Everybody pities
Nov 11, 2020
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Worry is an attempt to solve an issue that has an uncertain, and possibly negative, outcome.
An important point here is that worry is a combination of cognition and affect, a process that engages both our intelligence and our emotions — and the problem with trying to interrupt it is twofold.
At some time in our lives, we all do or say something that we later regret.
If you find yourself dwelling on these moments because you think you embarrassed yourself socially, don't let that undermine your confidence. There are steps to take to help you let it go.
The elements and principles of art and design are the foundation of the language we use when we speak about art.
They are basal responses that begin in the subcortical areas of the brain responsible for producing biochemical reactions to environmental stimuli that have a direct impact on our physical state.
Coded into our DNA, emotions help us respond quickly to threats, like our ‘fight or flight’ response. Also, they can often be measured objectively through physical cues such as blood flow, heart rate, brain activity, facial expressions, and body language.
Third-person self-talk may constitute a relatively effortless form of emotion regulation.
Referring to yourself in the third person leads you to think about yourself more similar to how you think about others. And that helps you to gain psychological distance from your own experiences.
Children need socialization to develop a feel for humor. They must understand that they are sharing an experience with another person.
We do this by engaging in eye contact and laughing and sharing reactions together.