Losing control of your emotions is often described in a variety of terms.
- a “hissy fit”
- “throwing a tantrum”
- “ fit of rage”
- “losing the plot”
- “out of control “
There are a few psychological terms that describe losing control of emotions. They include:
- “Flipping your lid”
Essentially, it’s the experience of emotions spinning out of control?
Whether triggered by an argument, a professional or personal failure, anxious about someone u love, extreme levels of stress, uncontrolled emotions can lead to things being said and done in the heat of the moment.
So how do you get back control, or
- “calm the farm”
- “chill ya beans”
- “settle your kettle”
- “gentle your lentil”
It’s all about Emotion Regulation.
In this episode we will:
- Explain what happens in your brain when you are ‘flooded’ ‘dysregulated’ or flipping your lid”
- Define Emotion Regulation
- Describe the Benefits of Self Regulating
- Provide an 8 step process to Regulate your emotions
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