How to deal with emotions in a healthy way

How to deal with emotions in a healthy way? Understand how your emotions work then get comfortable being uncomfortable.

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Topics Discussed:
* What are emotions?
* Why do we have emotions?
* How do emotions work?
* How can I change my emotions?
* How do I deal with anger, anxiety, and sadness?
* When should I act on my emotions?

Learn more:
* Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/02/hard-feelings-sciences-struggle-to-define-emotions/385711/
* The ‘untranslatable' emotions you never knew you had: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170126-the-untranslatable-emotions-you-never-knew-you-had
* You aren't at the mercy of your emotions — your brain creates them | Lisa Feldman Barrett: https://youtu.be/0gks6ceq4eQ
* How to do deep breathing: https://youtu.be/6hYflDNyhJg
* This Aerobic Video Wins Everything: https://youtu.be/TIfAkOBMf5A
* How Inside Out's 5 emotions work together to make more feelings: https://www.vox.com/2015/6/29/8860247/inside-out-emotions-graphic
* Robert Plutchik’s wheel of emotions: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Plutchik-wheel.svg
* How Are You Feeling Today? by Jim Borgman: https://www.amazon.com/Borgman-Feeling-Today-Print-Poster/dp/B0000VI28G
* Bodily maps of emotions: http://www.pnas.org/content/111/2/646.short
* The Many Meanings/Aspects of Emotion: Definitions, Functions, Activation, and Regulation: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1754073910374661

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