World Leading Psychologist: How to Master Your Emotions & Deal With Negative People

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The Mel Robbins Podcast with Dr. Susan David

HOW TO MASTER YOUR EMOTIONS & DEAL WITH NEGATIVE PEOPLE

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Today you’re getting a masterclass in how to manage your emotions and deal with people who cannot tolerate their own. 

Whether you find yourself constantly annoyed, frustrated, or angry…

Or if you’re sick of dealing with people who can’t handle their own emotions…

This episode is for you. You’ll learn powerful, practical, and science-backed skills to master your emotions so that you can stay calm when you’re stressed, be fearless under pressure, and reach your potential.

Dr. Susan David is here to share her best advice with you. Dr. David is an award-winning Harvard medical school psychologist and bestselling author who has been studying emotions, happiness, and achievement for over 20 years. 

She is here to explain how your thoughts and feelings directly affect your actions, careers, relationships, happiness, and health – and exactly what to do about it. 

If you liked this impactful episode, you’ll love listening to this one next with Dr. Becky Kennedy: Why Am I So Triggered? 3 Steps to Control Your Emotions & Rewire Your Response to Stress

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In this episode:

  • 5:29 Are you feeling more emotional recently? This might be why….
  • 8:45 Dr. David shares an experience where her emotions got the best of her.
  • 11:23 Use the one tool to ground yourself and regulate your emotions.
  • 12:43 Dr. David answers listener questions about how to manage emotions.
  • 28:02 Practical strategies to use when you’re feeling hooked on a certain emotion.
  • 33:55 Two common reactions to difficult emotions and how to properly cope.
  • 46:19 These are the emotions behind passive aggressive behavior.
  • 43:44 Practice these skills to find the deeper meaning behind others behaviors.
  • 58:10 If you’re struggling to process your emotions, listen to this advice.
  • 1:03:25 Why wishing away your emotions is a “dead person’s goal.”

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