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Better Your Life (Collection) by John Maketa, Heather Ishikawa, Russ Hall, Stewart Emery, Judy Chartrand, Richard Paul, Linda Elder

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Day Sixteen. Get Control of Your Emotions

People are often confused about the role emotions play in life. For example, in our culture, they frequently place people in one of two categories: thinkers or feelers. Consequently, they might make the following kind of statement: “The problem in our relationship is that you are a thinker and I feel things. I am an emotional person. You aren’t.” But differentiating between thinkers and feelers is a conceptual mistake. As humans, all of us think, and all of us experience emotions throughout the day, every day.

“Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is an element of madness...”

—J. Sterling

At this very moment, you are thinking something, feeling something, and wanting ...

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