You can Master Difficult Emotions
Today in Gottman’s Marriage Minute see the step by step graph on how you can turn your emotions into best friends instead of something you need to distract yourself from:
The key to dealing with difficult emotions like anger, confusion, fear, loneliness, and sadness is mindfulness.
Practicing mindfulness enables you to calm down and soothe yourself. When you’re calm, you have space to reflect and thoughtfully respond, rather than react.
Following these six steps will help you to understand and deal with your difficult emotions in a mindful way.