Tip of the Week – Negative Emotions

thoughtsResearch out of Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology has found a simple yet effective way to move away from the difficult feelings of negative emotions when remembering a sad or embarrassing memory. When we remember those events we tend to focus on the negative feelings. Instead, try focusing on a different aspect of the memory that is more cognitive. Think about a friend that was there or what the weather was like. This can help you quickly release the negative feelings of the memory.

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About awentherapy

I am Jay Blevins, LMFT (www.awentherapy.com). I am a licensed systems therapist with a private practice in Madison, WI. While I work with individuals and partners around a wide variety of issues, my primary focus in on alternative relationship structures, alternative sex and sexuality, and power dynamics. I am a contributor to various relationship and sexuality blogs and publications and have been a frequent presenter at alternative lifestyle events and psychotherapy conferences.
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One Response to Tip of the Week – Negative Emotions

  1. melluann says:

    I like this idea. Thank you for sharing!

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