The Best Trick to Handle Emotional & Angry Outbursts

We will all feel all of the human emotions throughout our lives. That’s part of life. But when we let ourselves get swept away by those emotions, then we can act unmindfully and in ways that can hurt our reputation and relationships. When our emotions carry us away, we lose ourselves and we feel the emotions with great intensity as if they are happening to us.

When we are present, we don’t feel emotions. Instead, we simply witness the sensations of our ever-changing emotions and thoughts. In this podcast, I share some simple ways to help us stay present when heavy emotions come over us. I discuss how we can respond to difficult situations calmly and skillfully. And I share ways to reframe our stressors so that those heavy emotions don’t come over us in the first place.