Sunday, May 7

“Learn how to respond wisely to things that happen to you rather than just reacting blindly. That is a superpower.”
— Dan Harris, from the video below

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Regulating Emotions

Today’s Excerpt:

Watch “Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower: An Animation” (3-min video) to see how mindfulness and meditation can help us regulate our emotions.

Heads up: This video uses the word “pissed” to describe feeling angry.


  • How can mindfulness help us regulate our emotions? (It helps us recognize how our body is feeling, so we can be present to that feeling.)

Mindfulness isn’t about meditation — though it can be. It’s just about being aware from one moment to the next that our thoughts and emotions are always changing and we can work with them, not be ruled by them.

In this way, we learn to regulate our emotions.