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Human interaction and emotion


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problems that our emotions can create and possible ways to deal with these problems.

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Human interaction and emotion

  1. 1. What social problems can arise from our emotions and how can we work through them?
  2. 2.  Emotions can range from dangerous highs to dangerous lows.  Negative outcomes usually occur immediately after emotion has been triggered  Can lead to negative outcomes and interactions  As well as dangerous lows, emotions can lean into dangerous highs  Too much of any emotion can lead to negative outcomes  Balance between them is the key
  3. 3. o Possible outcomes of negative emotions include: physical violence and destructive behaviour that can destroy relationships o Loss of friends and family o Constant tension and hostility when interacting with others
  4. 4. o Six step coping method by clinical Psychologist, Dr. Carmen Harra 1. Don’t react right away 2. Ask for guidance 3. Find a healthy outlet 4. See the bigger picture 5. Replace your thoughts 6. Forgive your emotional triggers
  5. 5. Hareli, S., & Eisikovits, Z. (2006). The Role of Communicating Social Emotions Accompanying Apologies in Forgiveness. Motivation and Emotion 30, 189–90. Harra, C. (2006). Decoding Your Destiny. Beyond Words Publishing Inc. Baumeister, R. F., & Leary, M. R. (1995). The need to belong: Desire fir interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation. Psychological Bulletin, 117(3), 497-529