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Big Feelings
Big Feelings: How to Be Okay When Things Are Not Okay | Liz Fosslien, Mollie West Duffy
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From the duo behind the bestselling book No Hard Feelings and the wildly popular @LizandMollie Instagram, an insightful and approachable illustrated guide to handling our most difficult emotions. We all experience unwieldy feelings. But between our emotion-phobic society and the debilitating uncertainty of modern times, we usually don't know how to talk about what we're going through, much less handle it. Over the past year, Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffys online community has laughed and cried about productivity guilt, pandemic anxiety, and Zoom fatigue. Now, Big Feelings addresses anyone intimidated by oversized feelings they can't predict or control, offering the tools to understand what's really going on, find comfort, and face the future with a sense of newfound agency. Weaving surprising science with personal stories and original illustrations, each chapter examines one uncomfortable feelinglike envy, burnout, and anxietyand lays out strategies for turning big emotions into manageable ones. Youll learn: How to end the cycle of intrusive thoughts brought on by regret, and instead use this feeling as a compass for making decisions How to identify whats behind your anger and communicate it productively, without putting people on the defensive Why we might be suffering from perfectionism even if we feel far from perfect, and how to detach your self-worth from what you do Big Feelings helps us understand that difficult emotions are not abnormal, and that we can emerge from them with a deeper sense of meaning. We cant stop emotions from bubbling up, but we can learn how to make peace with them.
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Loved this just as much as I loved Fosslien and Duffy‘s previous book, No Hard Feelings. Actually, Big Feelings almost didn‘t happen, for reasons that are given in the book, so I was especially glad to be able to read it. Will have to get my own copy.
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