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How to practice emotional first aid - Guy Winch


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We sustain emotional injuries, like failure or rejection, just as often as we do physical ones like cuts and colds. There are science based techniques we can use to treat emotional injuries that can help soothe the distress they cause and prevent them from impacting our short and long-term psychological well-being. Guy Winch makes the case for practicing emotional hygiene— taking care of our emotions, our minds, with the same diligence we take care of our bodies.

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