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Regulating Emotions With Dr. Shauna Shapiro

If you’ve ever had a sudden feeling of distress that triggers your fight or flight response, then you know what it’s like to have your emotions hijacked. And if that’s something you’ve experienced recently, you’re not alone.

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If you’ve ever had a sudden feeling of distress that triggers your fight or flight response, then you know what it’s like to have your emotions hijacked. And if that’s something you’ve experienced recently, you’re not alone. This week, clinical psychologist and mindfulness expert Dr. Shauna Shapiro returns to talk about how current times might be affecting your emotions and what practices you can use — both individually and as a family — to regulate them.

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • What an “amygdala hijack” is and how to manage it.

  • Why identifying your emotions can help bring calm to your life.

  • Simple practices to help regulate your emotions.

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