Life has challenges. Conflict happens. Stress is a given.
When life happens, often we have emotional reactions in our body faster than our brains can make up stories to understand what’s happening. Mix those emotions with our past history and our personality tendencies and the stories we make up can get pretty crazy. We’ve all heard it said that the key to happiness and satisfaction isn’t what happens to you, but how you respond.
That’s much easier said than done because some emotions are easier to deal with than others. Here are three highly seductive emotions that can lead us down a dangerous path of drama and self-justification. The stakes are high for what we do next in these situations.