Manage episode 301627519 series 1141853
Dr. Rick and Forrest Hanson explore what "avoidant behavior" is, common forms it takes, and what we can do to limit its unhealthy aspects.
Watch the Episode: Prefer watching video? You can watch this episode on YouTube.
Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link. Membership includes expanded show notes and transcripts of the episodes.
2:10: Approaching, Avoiding, and Abiding
4:25: Common Forms of Avoidance
7:30: The Costs of Avoidance
11:30: Situational Avoidance
13:40: Cognitive Avoidance
15:30: Emotional Avoidance
16:45: The True Function of Worrying
23:05: Somatic Avoidance
27:40: Useful Aspects of Avoidance
30:45: What Helps People With Their Avoidant Behaviors?
34:30: What We Do vs. What We Are
38:30: Bounding the Problem
40:50: Anticipate Blocks
42:00: Active Coping, and Critiques of Positive Psychology
46:50: An Exercise for Fighting Avoidance
Connect with the show: