DEALING WITH EMOTIONAL PAIN

I found this blog pretty interesting.

Name Calling, Insults and Teasing

You get a phone call and discover the person you have fallen in love with has decided to end the relationship.

Eugene 2

An event is coming up and each time you think about this, you experience waves and waves of fear.

fear1Some big kids at school teased you in front of your friends and when you get home you find yourself vividly recalling, over and over again, what happened.  These images are accompanied by gripping, gut-wrenching feelings of embarrassment.

fear3Americans typically use three approaches when they are faced with such experiences.  Let’s take a quick look at them, and then consider three very different approaches that are free and backed by research effectiveness studies.

Three Typical American Approaches to Deal With Emotional Pain

1.  Drinking alcohol or taking pills.

drinking Here we see a man who is using the drinking approach, and he ends up falling into the great sea of turmoil.

View original post 1,602 more words

Advertisements

Categories: Uncategorized

Author:Sumitta

Born Joshua Hudson, Reverend Sumitta (his ordained name) finished a twenty-year career as a military photo-journalist, and became a Licensed Social Worker with continuing studies in Mental Health, Healthcare Advocate, and Buddhist Minister. Currently, he works as the Director of Psychological Health and Primary Prevention of Violence for the U.S. Air Force. Previously, he served as the healthcare patient advocate for the Veterans Healthcare Administration, and is a License Clinical Social Worker, with a Master’s in Clinical Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh, working as a drug and alcohol rehabilitation counselor, public speaker, trainer and personal/family advisor. His dharma name "Sumitta," which translates to "Good Friend" in Pali.

Subscribe

If you like Applied Buddhism, then why not sign up and subscribe!

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: