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Unformatted text preview: hting over us! [laughter] The first step is to label our own feelings rather than labelling situations or other people. W e should say things like “I f eel angry” instead of “this is a ridiculous situation”. Secondly, it is v ery important to know the difference between a thought and a f eeling. In terms of language we express thoughts by saying “I f eel like” or “I f eel as if ” but f or feelings we say “I f eel” and then a f eeling word , an adjective ­ happy, angry, f rustrated . Next ­ and this is a crucial point ­ we should take more responsibility f or our f eelings. Instead of saying “you are making me jealous” we ought to say “I feel jealous”. Af ter this we need to learn how to use our f eelings to help us make decisions. Ask yourselves “How will I feel if I do this?” or “How will I f eel if I don’t?” Another important issue here is respect. W e have to respect the f eelings of others. W e should ask ourselv es questions like “How will this person feel if I do t...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course FSD 201 taught by Professor Huong during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.

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