Method 1 Identifying Emotional Triggers
- Pay close attention to your reactions. Sometimes strong emotions come up, and you may have no idea what triggered them.
- Use a journal to identify your triggers.
- Recognize what emotions are for and how they work.
- Familiarize yourself with your emotions.
10 Sep 2019
How can I control my triggers?
Follow my six steps to control your emotions and regain rationality in any challenging situation:
- Don’t react right away. Reacting immediately to emotional triggers can be an immense mistake.
- Ask for divine guidance.
- Find a healthy outlet.
- See the bigger picture.
- Replace your thoughts.
- Forgive your emotional triggers.
30 Jul 2013
What triggers your emotions?
When your brain perceives that someone has taken or plans to take one of these important things away from you, then your emotions are triggered.
The key is to catch yourself reacting when your emotions are triggered.
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What does it feel like to be triggered?
Triggering occurs when any certain something (a “trigger”) causes a negative emotional response. The emotional response can be fear, sadness, panic, flashbacks, and pain, as well as any physical symptoms associated with these emotions (shaking, loss of appetite, fainting, fatigue, and so on).7 Jun 2015
Can a person be a trigger?
Triggers can take many forms. They may be a physical location or the anniversary of the traumatic event. A person could also be triggered by internal processes such as stress.2 May 2018