Whether it’s joy or anger, we’re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones.
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By Lawrence T. White Ph.D. on July 24, 2019 in Culture Conscious
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By Eglantine Julle-Daniere on May 06, 2019 in Talking Emotion
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By Jason N. Linder, MA, LMFT, EMDRIA-Certified on April 14, 2019 in Mindfulness Insights
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