Do You Respond or React to Negative Situations? There's a Difference.

Have you ever had an emotionally charged conversation that felt more like a rap battle than a method to communicate?

When it comes to divorce, emotions are at an all-time high. Living in that emotional survival mode makes every conversation carry the potential of sparking a negative reaction from one party or the other.

When is the last time you had an immediate reaction to something your ex said and you regretted it later? Often those instant reactions to sensitive topics can be spoken without thought to the long-term effects of our words.

Learning the difference between a response and a reaction allows us to practice a habit of taking back our power when it comes to our emotional well-being and our decision-making.

In this episode, I’m revealing the strategies you need to know to make a habit of responding vs. reacting to negative conversations.


Three Things You’ll Love About This Episode:

  • Identify the key differences between reacting and responding
    • When we are able to distinguish between reactions and responses, we’re able to take back our timelines and avoid situations that leave us feeling frustrated and full of regret.
  • Learn simple tricks to train your brain to respond
    • Our mind is a muscle and it needs practice in order to make a habit of responding. Give yourself time to establish an awareness of when you’re reacting. Awareness is critical for giving yourself space to create a response.
  • Understand why gut reactions are fueled by limiting beliefs
    • While at the moment it may seem like our feelings are fueling our reactions, the truth is that often our deep-rooted biases and prejudices come forward when our minds are not actively thinking things through.

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