Mind + Body

Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

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We'll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our own, says Guy Winch. But we don’t have to. He makes a compelling case to practice emotional hygiene — taking care of our emotions, our minds, with the same diligence we take care of our bodies.

Aired February 16, 2015

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Erin K
This was great! Thanks for the talk
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Malina B
Very passionate and interesting angle of wiev.
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Linda B
Excellent talk.
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leena p
Amazing lesson. Thank u thank u thank u. Really needed that. Should b a high school class for all teens.
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Linda C
This is a fabulous talk. It was precisely what I need to hear, often.i experienced rejection repeatedly from my mother for sixty nine years and I find myself hyper sensitive to any sign of it. It IS very hard to change one's mind as much as I would like to. In the future I will white my ruminating thoughts and burn them to gain some distance from them. Some of them make me want to die . I will continue to fight this cancer in my brain.
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