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One of the reasons why I like meditation is that it helps me pause between feeling an emotion and reacting to it. That pause is helpful. However, if in that pause, I can name the emotion, and do so accurately, I’m able to respond much more effectively.
The next step is much clearer when I have a clearer understanding of what I’m feeling.
Another approach, with a similar aim, is Robert Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions:
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