What is your usual reaction to problems?
How do you react to complicated situations or people?
Let’s go back to school and remember human brain structure. As we all remember human brain consist of different parts that are responsible for various behaviors of our lives.
And so, we have our Rational Brain, Emotional Brain and Instinctual Brain, just as it is shown in the picture below:
Now again the same question to you – which part of your brain is involved when we react to problems, difficult situations?
You are right, Limbic brain and Reptilian brain comes to a stage. Our emotions and instinct to survive or attack come first.
BUT! The most important is the process after, that is to say – do we think about our reactions and emotions after, including our rational brain? Or do we stay in the level of instincts? How do we react to something unpleasant?
So here is the thing:
If we do not analyze our emotions and reactions, we remain in the instinctual world.