Tapping The Brakes on Impulsive Reactions

Season 2, Episode 72

There is no shortage of scenarios requiring self-restraint. You may have unhealthy emotional outbursts, quick judgments, spending sprees, poor eating habits, or excessive alcohol consumption (to name just a few). With each situation, measured choices are greatly preferred over impulses of the moment. This episode will discuss the need for self-restraint and how to attain it.


by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think about

In this episode, we identified that:

  • Self-restraint can happen only as you emphasize humility and empathy.
  • Your ability to discern between needs and wants is crucial in maintaining self-restraint.
  • Self-restrained individuals actually like the idea of being responsible.

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