Triangle of Thinking, Feeling, and Desires Activity: Understanding the Relationships Between Thinking, Feeling, and Emotions
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Understanding the Relationships Between Thinking, Feeling, and Emotions
Think of a situation you were in recently where you experienced a negative emotion such as anger, frustration, depression, insecurity, or fear. Use the template below to understand the relationship between the three functions of the mind.
Use the template below to understand the relationship between the three functions of the mind.
Complete the following:
1. Complete this statement: This is what was going on in the situation....; this is what I felt in the situation...
2. The thinking I was doing in the circumstance that led to the negative feelings was as follows... In other words...
3. Complete this statement: Due to the thinking I was doing in the situation, and the feelings I was experiencing, I acted in the following ways... Now that I have analyzed the situation, I realize... Therefore in the future I intend to act in the following way instead of acting the way I acted in the situation just described...