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Building Emotional Muscle

Posted on August 9, 2011

An Anatomy Of Emotions Workshop & Podcast
Presenter: Ed Garcia, CSW



SMART Recovery is pleased to announce that Mr. Edward Garcia, CSW, will continue his series of workshops on The Anatomy of Emotions. Understanding Depression and Building Emotional Muscle, will take place on Thursday, August 25, 2011.

From his premise, “We feel the way we think,” presented in his introductory workshop, Mr. Garcia will expand on the question, “How do our thoughts contribute to feelings of guilt and depression?” and will explore ways to build the type of resilience that will see us through rough emotional times. He will look at the specific thoughts we have, the processes we go through from thought to feeling, and how emotions such as guilt can contribute to situational depression. He will then show us how to rationally modify these thoughts and translate these modifications into positive action by learning how to develop our “emotional muscle.” Continue reading