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Old 07-31-16, 07:10 PM
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Re: Emotional regulation

Originally Posted by Jacksper View Post
In the last weeks I have had some moment that were very stressful, and I reacted very emotional to it, and this did not help me...
Another example.

Secondary, fight or flight emotional distress responses, originate from the negative feeling primary, RAGE system and FEAR system, (along with the positive feeling SEEKING system).

RAGE/fight or FEAR/flight distress responses.

Jacksper. My point partly is, it has helped me tremendously to also consider our common instinctual unconditioned primary emotional response operating systems along with the top down awareness/mindfulness approach in the OP, when considering how bottom up primary-secondary "emotional regulation", and top down tertiary awareness and emotional-self-regulation originate, learn, develop and work together.

"When people are suffering mentally, they want to feel better—they want to stop having bad emotions and start having good emotions." (-Temple Grandin)

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