One Idea Group Session from Master Your Emotions by Thibaut Meurisse

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INTRODUCTION – GROUP SESSION

This resource will help you facilitate a short session to help a group learn from the One Idea Summary on How Emotions Are Formed.

SESSION OBJECTIVES

  • Be able to state the formula that describes how emotions are formed.
  • Describe how to apply the formula to their own lives.

PREPARATION

Send a copy of the One Idea Summary on How Emotions Are Formed to the participants one week before the session. They are to read it before the session and bring it with them.

THE SESSION

Introduce the session

Introduce the session by sharing the learning objectives with them.

Review the five factors

Put them into pairs and tell each pair to discuss and review the formula that describes how emotions are formed.

Give them 10-minutes. Continue reading

Book Review – Master Your Emotions: A Practical Guide to Overcome Negativity and Better Manage Your Feelings.

Master your emotionsMaster Your Emotions by Thibaut Meurisse is a practical book that deals with a very crucial subject, that of managing your emotions. The aim of this book is to help us use our emotions to make better decisions and not to let emotions control us. According to the author:

“Emotions are among the trickiest things to deal with and, unfortunately too often you and I will fall prey to their mystical power. We find ourselves unable to break their spell. Because they affect every aspect of our lives and determine the quality of it, our inability to understand how emotions work can prevent us from designing our ideal life and from fulfilling potential.

By the end of this book, you will know how emotions work and, more importantly, you will be better equipped to deal with them.”

In a nutshell, that is the author’s goal for the book.

Specifically, the author outlines what you will learn from reading the book as:

  • Understand what emotions are and how they impact your life
  • Identify negative emotions that control your life and learn to overcome them.
  • Change your story to take better control over your life and create a more compelling future
  • Reprogram your mind to experience more positive emotions

The book is divided into four parts: Continue reading