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Feb 7, 2023

"Perhaps the most liberating moment in my life was when I realized that my self-loathing was not a product of my inadequacy but, rather, a product of my thoughts." --Vironika Tugaleva

Emotional Reappraisal: A Form of Creativity

"Everyday examples of creativity are plentiful: combining leftover food to make a tasty new dish, coming up with a new way to accomplish chores, mixing old outfits to create a new look. Another way you do this is when you practice whats called 'emotional reappraisal' -- viewing a situation through another lens to change your feelings. There is an element of creativity to this: You're breaking away from your existing perspectives and assumptions and coming up with a new way of thinking." In the following article Lily Zhu makes a case for creativity as a skill that can be strengthened, even if you consider yourself to be a conventional thinker.

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If inspired to, practice implementing Emotional Reappraisal this week. Notice how/if it shifts your experience.



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