Episode 59: Emotion Regulation

Welcome to the Rooted Mind Podcast!

Episode #59: Emotion Regulation

Your Hosts: Jess and Shelby


[1:00] Life Updates

[9:00] AD: Coleman Farms

[10:00] How to respond to emotions 

[10:30] Ignoring emotions VS. being highly emotionally driven

[12:33] Everyone handles emotions differently

[13:20] Emotions in of themselves are not good or bad

[13:50] Acknowledging our feelings and deciding how we want to react

[14:41] Self-awareness and realizing our emotional triggers

[15:25] Re-parenting and breaking generational patterns 

[17:30] Learning how we process emotions

[19:55]  Our brain likes to edit how we really feel

[20:15] Objectively observing feelings so we can get to the root of our emotions

[20:30] AD: Take Root Cafe

[21:45] Benefits of seeing a counselor 

[23:00] Having close friends you can confide in

[24:00] Actively listening to others instead of problem solving for them

[25:00] Don’t dismiss emotions

[25:25] Importance of acknowledging emotions

[25:40] Avoiding anxious emotions reinforces anxious behavior

[26:10] How to handle anxiety

[27:10] What are the underlying reasons for your anxiety? 

[28:40] Recognizing fear response and allowing time to process anxious feelings

[29:31] Not reinforcing fear will lead to less anxiety

[30:44] Why is dealing with our emotions so difficult? 

[30:57] If you stop working on your mental health, you will backslide

[31:35] Some individuals have to work harder on their mental health than others

[32:00] AD: U.S. Wellness Meats

[33:00] What’s the best way to handle mood fluctuations?

[33:40] Importance of only living in the present 

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