Uniquely Human: Chapter 5

Chapter 5: Emotional Memory “When we think about memory, we often think of facts–objective, neutral information about experiences we have had, people we have met or know about, or places. Beyond the facts, though, we have memories of our feelings about things. In our minds we subconsciously tag memories with certain emotions: happy, sad, painful, […]

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Rising Strong: Chapters 5 & 6

Chapter 5: “The Rumble” This chapter is about the middle of our journey; or of an experience or story. It talks about the struggle we go through and what happens in the middle, and how it’s important NOT to skip because it allows you to grow. “The most dangerous stories we make up are the […]

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Rising Strong: Chapter 4

Chapter 4 is called “The Reckoning.” It’s about writing your own story, accepting and sorting out your emotions, and getting curious about why you’re feeling a certain way. These actions allow you to engage with your life and to life life to the fullest. Selected quotes from the chapter: The opposite of recognizing that we’re […]

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Emotional Freedom

I’ve been reading this book, Emotional Freedom by Judith Orloff, for about the past month and finally have gotten around to writing about it! This book covers all of the emotions that everyone encounters, and provides some solutions on how to overcome the negative side of emotions and be free. I saw it in the […]

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