In my book, ‘Emotional Detachment for a Better Life’, I brought up an example of expressing detachment when standing in line, and someone barges in, and goes to the front of the line. In this example, I suggested to endeavor to stay calm and not to get irritated. A reader,
A few days ago, I came across the following saying: “Just because someone invites you to drama, doesn’t mean you have to attend.” This is so true, but sadly, an advice not frequently followed. How many times have you been drawn into the drama someone created? How man
Do you allow people and circumstances control your life, moods, and state of mind? How do you feel, if your boss criticizes your work, or tells you something you don’t like? How do you react, when a driver enters recklessly, and without signaling, into your lane, in front of you
Is it necessary to control anger? The answer is no! Controlling anger is not the best option. Confused? I will make this clearer. When you are angry, and you try to control the anger, one or more things might happen: You will bottle up your anger, which is very unhealthy. You will fig
How do you feel when your plans do not work out? How do you feel, and how do you react, when an electrical appliance stops working? How do you react when a driver suddenly enters into the lane in front of you on the highway? What happens when you are not treated well by friends, neigh
Emotional detachment is often associated with the inability to connect with others on an emotional level. It is also regarded as means to cope with fears and anxiety, by avoiding the situations that trigger them. It is a way to stay away from feelings one does not want to experience.
Are you quick to get angry? Do your moods go up and down often? Are you easily affected by what people say or think about you? Can an insignificant incident destroy your whole day? Do you allow situations and people to affect your moods and behavior? Do you lack inner peace? Imagine h
Do you know what emotional detachment is? I am not speaking about indifference, staying away from people, or stifling your emotions, because of the fear that you might get hurt. I am talking about what I call, “positive emotional detachment”. This kind of emotional detachm