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How To Stop Overreacting To Stress In 3 Easy Steps

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Do you overreact emotionally to certain stressful situations? For some people, it sometimes gets to the point where they may hurl expletives or other forms of verbal abuse at a family member or friend for being just a few minutes late for a car ride. Other people may feel and act as if their entire day is ruined if they drop their fork on the floor. But if we take the time to examine the situation carefully, it’s pretty easy to see that these intense emotional reactions are not consistent with what is happening in reality. Continue reading