The Secret Tool to Manage Your Knee-Jerk Reactions

January 3, 2019
By Charlie Covington

How to douse your inner firestorms and chill under pressure in the New Year.

If you’re like most people, you sizzle when disappointments and letdowns come at lightning speed from all angles. Pressures, obstacles, interruptions, delays, rejections and unrealized expectations can feel like pummeling bullets, and you hit the roof before you know it. Perhaps something your spouse or partner says or does besieges you with emotion, sending you over the edge. And after the damage is done you regret it. We now know more about why it’s difficult to control those hair-trigger reactions and the little-known secret to managing them.

Read my full post on Psychology Today’s website.

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