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Nov. 23, 2020
A trigger is an emotional reaction to someone else’s behaviour. Those reactions can be tough to anticipate, but when you know what’s likely to set you off, you can be prepared going in.
Examples of emotional triggers
Not everyone responds in the same way. Some people may be fine sitting with someone who is crying, for example, but find anger hard to take.
To get you thinking, here are a few emotions that might be triggers for you. What else do you find hard to deal with?
How do you manage emotional triggers?
Follow this 4-step exercise to take stock of your own response to emotions and plan for next time: