Importance of Regulating Emotions
Healthy Perspectives on Emotions
How Our Emotions Help Us
Thought, Emotion, Behavior, or Event
100
Is it easier or harder to achieve your goals when you are feeling very emotional
What is harder. Emotion mind can be distracting and emotional tangents are not productive.
100
Emotions are neither good nor ___________.
What is bad. They simply exist.
100
Other than talking how do we communicate our emotions
What is through our body language. Voice tone, volume, posture and gestures.
100
You spill your grape juice all over your brand new white shirt
What is event
200
The more intense our emotions are., what else becomes more intense?
What is The more intense our behaviors tend to be. Usually these are choices that we regret.
200
Emotions do not last _________.
What is forever! Your emotions will eventually change.
200
How do our emotions motivate us? (Try to provide an example)
What is they quickly tell you to act instead of having to think about things. Ex a dog is running towards you and instead of thinking about what to do you feel scared and run.
200
You scream at your friend because they forgot to pick you up from partial
What is a behavior
300
What is using the thinking mind and the emotional mind at the same time called?
What is Wise Mind :)
300
You do not have to act upon these.
What is intense emotions. All you need to do is recognize the emotion and feel it.
300
Strong emotions can trigger our bodies to release this hormone. (Hint this hormone can help mothers lift cars of children, or allow you to run fast in a dangerous situation)
What is adrenaline
300
Feeling very excited because you won tickets to see your favorite concert
What is Emotion
400
Emotional regulation skills can be used to quiet the mind, and also the _________.
What is the body
400
Emotions are not this.
What is facts. Even though sometimes when they are powerful they can feel like the "truth".
400
When an emotion gives us a signal or an alarm this is called _________.
What is validation. Think about the gut instincts that we have.
400
"When will this day be over"
What is a thought
500
Making calmer choices can help improve this.
What is self respect. The calmer we are when we make our choices the less likely we are going to regret them.
500
There is a difference between experiencing an emotion and ______________.
What is acting upon it.
500
When our emotions are extreme we tend to treat them as __________. Ex: I feel hurt so the other person does not care about me.
What is facts.
500
"This group is excellent!!!"
What is a thought
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