Stopping Yourself from Acting On Bad Impulses (Quick Study) reviews

May 18, 2022

It’s about training yourself to pause. Here’s how.

Amy Jen Su, author of “The Leader You Want to Be: Five Essential Principles for Bringing Out Your Best Self—Every Day”, says that recognizing when you’re about to engage in a bad habit–and being able to find a “magic pause”–is the key. If you’re about to snap at a co-worker, reach for that sugary snack, or micromanage a direct report, there are ways to short circuit these behaviors before they begin. She describes three techniques in detail: having a mantra or “swing thought”, breathing with intentionality, and practicing something she calls the “washing the dishes meditation.”


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  1. Normally when I feel flustered or my thoughts are scrambled, I tend to just give myself time and not act on my impulses but just wait until my head clears or just tell myself to be calm, one step, one breath, one moment at a time.

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    フタランジェームズ May 18, 2022 at 10:50 pm

    In other words, practice mindfulness.

  3. Annoying music does not a good video make.

  4. If necessity is the mother of invention, it could also be the mother of developing good habits. Put yourself in a demanding course where you need to pass exams. And that means you need to get up early and study. If you manage to do that, you will minimize your chance of failure, and develop confidence that you can do anything you set your mind to do.

  5. Old said count one to ten or more . As your technic aim to change new focus on controling mal behavior to devient interrupt misbehavior action but some keep silent and leave away to avoid confrontation arguement.Clap one hand gather no loud.Old proverb.

  6. I guess the doctor learnt the 4-7-8 breathing technique in Sudarshan Kriya Yoga of Art of Living foundation. It's been in use since 1981. Had heard about stories that western countries see and modify and copyright things bt didn't believe it until now!

  7. I already do the dish technique! Haha

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    Mathematics Hindi May 18, 2022 at 10:50 pm

    Sometimes when I try take pain to gain,, I feel like torturing myself in a wrong way and geel like taking an unplanned break and tell myself "overexercise is the other name of harming yourself" what's that???

  9. Funny being doing washing dishes one without knowing it.

  10. My mantra: Chillout, Chillow, Chiman

  11. Thanks. Aum is my mantra now.

  12. Mastering self psychology

  13. Breathing techniques can change your life, for better.

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