081: Your Emotional API with John K. Sawers

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Show Notes:

02:14 – John’s Superpower: Talking About Feelings in Public

04:57 – Programmers and Feelings

Coraline Ada Ehmke: Emotions as State Machines

09:39 – Being Educated About Your Emotions

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16:12 – Feelings As Addictions, Comparing Your Experiences to Others’ Experiences, and Setting Boundaries

24:05 – Emotional API

28:53 – Cognitive Deficits of Not Handling Emotions and Cognitive Benefits of Developing Fluency with Emotions

Analysis Paralysis

34:02 – Doing Work to Understand Your Emotions

“Practice doesn’t make perfect; practice makes permanent.” ~ Katrina Owen

36:34 – Getting Paid/Getting Further for Having and Learning About Emotional Intelligence

41:18 – Negative Effects on Teams When Individuals Refuse to Acknowledge Emotions

43:59 – Influencing Emotions and Emotional Responses

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

TIP: Temperature Change, Intense Exercise, Progressive Relaxation

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