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Manage Emotions

Pixar's ‘Inside Out' Reminds Us to Manage Emotions by Training Our Brain

Richard J. Davidson | Posted 07.24.2016 | World
Richard J. Davidson

Thanks to neuroplasticity, we know that the brain's structure and function can change throughout life, even as adults. It means you can train your brain to better manage which emotions surface when and for how long. So how do you move emotions like anger and sadness to the backseat to make room for more joy and to increase well-being?

How To Get A Handle On Emotional Triggers

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Triggers are certain people and situations that bring out our -- let's just say -- less-attractive sides. They are targeted little emotional barbs that cause us to react quickly, without thinking, and in ways we regret later.

On Mastering Your Emotions

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Your emotions don't have to get in your way! That's the best news. The trick is to realize that you can gain mastery over your emotions rather than it being the other way around.

Real But Not True

Tsoknyi Rinpoche | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Tsoknyi Rinpoche

When very strong emotions -- like fear, anger, or jealousy -- come up, it's very hard to resist giving up and giving into them.

9 Simple Tips to Help You Manage Your Emotions

Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D. | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D.

Emotions can have an important influence on physical health, and it is critical to deal effectively with the feelings that accompany the everyday ups and downs of life.