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Stop Overreacting
Effective Strategies for Calming Your Emotions
by Judith P. Siegel Ph.D., LCSW

Stop Overreacting helps you identify your emotional triggers, discover a new way of processing impulsive thoughts and feelings, and understand how your emotions can undermine your ability to think rationally in moments of crisis and stress. You'll learn how to neutralize overwhelming emotions and choose healthy responses instead of flying off the handle. Ready to make a change for the better? It's time to stop overreacting and start feeling collected and in control.

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When you are criticized or rejected, do you have a tendency to lash out or withdraw entirely? Both types of knee-jerk reactions can have lasting and unintended consequences, affecting our friendships, careers, families, and romantic relationships. The truth is, overreacting hurts us as much as it hurts the people around us. You may see overreacting as an unchangeable part of your personality, but in reality, this tendency, like any other, can be unlearned.

Stop Overreacting helps you identify your emotional triggers, discover a new way of processing impulsive thoughts and feelings, and understand how your emotions can undermine your ability to think rationally in moments of crisis and stress. You'll learn how to neutralize overwhelming emotions and choose healthy responses instead of flying off the handle. Ready to make a change for the better? It's time to stop overreacting and start feeling collected and in control. Stop Overreacting is a valuable guidebook for navigating the basic struggles of our emotional world. —Beth Jacobs, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and author of Writing for Emotional Balance

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208 pgs / 6" x 9"

  • Section 1: The Mechanics
  • Chapter 1. Understanding Overreactions
  • Chapter 2. Processing Emotions
  • Chapter 3. Interpreting Events
  • Chapter 4. Family Values and Expectations
  • Chapter 5. Splitting, Denial, and Flooding
  • Section 2: The Triggers
  • Chapter 6. Envy
  • Chapter 7. Rejection
  • Chapter 8. Criticism
  • Chapter 9. Control
  • Section 3: The Context
  • Chapter 10. Challenges at Work
  • Chapter 11. Challenges at Home
  • Section 4: New Strategies
  • Chapter 12. Getting Centered
  • Chapter 13. Subduing Known Triggers
  • Reading Recommendations
  • References

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