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25th October, 2022

If it Didn’t Hurt, There’d Be Something Wrong

With Rachel Morris

Dr Rachel Morris

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Learning to manage your emotions is a crucial skill. No matter the situation, letting your emotions get the best of you doesn’t typically end well. However, that doesn’t mean we should shut our feelings down. Instead, it’s best to identify and analyse them first, then take action.

In this quick episode of You Are Not A Frog, I discuss difficult, negative emotions and how to handle them. We tackle what these emotions are and understand why we get them. I will also give tips on discerning whether you need to act or can safely ignore them.

If you’re struggling to manage overwhelming negative emotions, this episode is for you.

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Reasons to listen

  1. Understand negative emotions and why you feel them.
  2. Know how to deal with guilt.
  3. Learn when to act on your negative emotions and when to ignore them.

Episode highlights

01:46

The Price We Pay

03:12

Pain as Warning Bells

04:46

Not All Negative Emotions Warrant Action

08:04

Dealing With Guilt

09:24

Understanding Negative Emotions

10:46

Discerning When to Act or Ignore Negative Emotions

Episode transcript

Rachel Morris: This is a You Are Not A Frog Quick Dip, a tiny taster of the kinds of things we talk about on our full podcast episodes. I’ve chosen today’s topic to give you a helpful boost in the time it takes to have a cup of tea, so you can return to whatever else you’re up to feeling energized and inspired. For more tools, tips, and insights to help you thrive at work. Don’t forget to subscribe to You Are Not A Frog wherever you get your podcasts. Today, I want to talk about difficult emotions. Because often,…

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