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Trauma-Informed Toolkit: Paying Attention to Positive Events

Trauma-Informed Toolkit: Emotional Regulation – Paying Attention to Positive Events

We tend to give more attention to the bad things in our lives than the good. If we hear ten compliments and a single criticism, we’ll most likely only focus on the criticism. If you catch yourself focusing on the negatives, try to stop and refocus on the positive. People feel and do their best when they have at least three times as many positive emotions as negative emotions. Click the button below to find some examples of positive activities you can introduce into your everyday routine: 

Paying Attention To Positive Events

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