Regulating emotions can thought of as being a skill.
Think of the behavior-cognition-emotion model.
We have the least direct control over our emotions, we have more control over our thoughts. We have the most control over our behaviors.
Our thoughts and behaviors influence our emotions. We can strategically influence our emotions be changing our behaviors and thoughts.
Discussion questions[edit | edit source]
- What are the benefits of disseminating information related to effective emotional regulation?