RECLAIMING AGENCY OVER OUR EMOTIONAL TRIGGERS
I love the month of December, but it’s probably because it’s my birthday month, and I grew up with a lot of “HYGGE” for this month. Danish people have many ways to cultivate the holiday spirit. Between candles and warm drinks for the dark afternoons, which get dark really early in December, to conversations covered in blankets at home and offices with gatherings for lunch and special treats in the afternoons that bring people together.
It’s the togetherness that matters for me.
However, togetherness and stress from work don’t mix well. Stress at work is relieved when we can stay focused on navigating challenges together as a team. However, stress tends to isolate us.
Emotional agency is key to transforming triggers into conversations that foster connection and collaboration.
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Originally posted on December 7, 2023 at JeanetteBronee.com.