A trigger is an emotional response to a situation. Here are 5 steps to handle control your emotions and manage being triggered.
These subconscious thoughts are often created by triggers. A trigger is an emotional response to a situation – something occurs, you react, and then your brain instantly creates a reason for your reaction to justify your behaviour; even if the reason makes no sense. This can often result in placing the blame elsewhere, and in terms of a divorce, who better to blame than your ex? I know I was certainly guilty of this when I went through my divorce. But unfortunately this approach can lead to victimisation. In the short term, you may feel better, it may even release much needed hormones you have come to rely upon. However, as a long term strategy this can be extremely damaging:
So how do you get past this? Here are my five steps to taking back control of your emotions and not being triggered.
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