Practicing Mindfulness to Manage Your Emotions
Does it seem as though your emotions always get the better of you? That you need more time to recover from an emotional episode than others? Mental health therapist Sheri Van Dijk is the author of the popular audiobook Calming the Emotional Storm. Today she explains how practicing mindfulness can help you to manage your emotions, enjoy a calmer relationship with the world around you, and lead to an increase in positive emotions.
The audiobook Calming the Emotional Storm: Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Manage Your Emotions and Balance Your Life, is your guide to coping with difficult emotions calmly and responsibly by using powerful skills from dialectical behavior therapy. This method combines cognitive behavioral techniques with mindfulness practices to change the way you respond to stressful situations. By practicing these skills, you can stop needless emotional suffering and develop the inner resilience that will help you weather any emotional storm.
What’s in this episode?
In this episode, you’ll learn the many ways that practicing mindfulness can improve your ability to choose your response to any situation, and bring you back from painful thoughts of the past or worries about the future to find a calmer, more empowering present.