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June 4, 2020

Are You An Emotional Sponge? [Emotional Intelligence and Toxic Empathy]

Are You An Emotional Sponge?
[Emotional Intelligence and Toxic Empathy]

Welcome to the Sober is Dope Podcast with your host, POP Buchanan. This episode is inspired by Dr. Tracey Mark’s message on Emotional Intelligence. The following statement below is directly from Dr. Tracey Marks: “ Do you seem to take on other people’s emotions and then have trouble managing them? In this video I answer a viewer question and discuss two reason you can be an emotional sponge: 1. Having low emotional intelligence 2. Being a people pleaser or wanting to save people I also discuss 5 ways to stop being an emotional sponge. 1. Increase your self-awareness. You can get help identifying your true emotions with emotions cards that you can download from 2. Identify the origin of your emotions 3. Learn to manage your emotions so they don’t overwhelm you 4. Establish clear boundaries between yourself and others 5. Understand what’s behind your need to save people” Dr. Tracey Marks Why Are You An Emotional Sponge https://youtu.be/tEzpiM3pV5k Dr. Tracey Marks How to Deal with Negative Emotions https://youtu.be/puoddnGTAJk Dr. Tracey Marks Website http://markspsychiatry.com/emotional-sponge/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/soberisdope/message