Reprioritize the event
Thu Jul 21, 2022 · 137 words

Reprioritizing an event means stepping back from something that has triggered your intense emotions.

Evaluate its priority. It’s frequently lower priority than you probably thought at first.

You can systematically evaluate the priority of an event by looking at its value and effort.

How much value does this event or fixing this event have in your life? Is it top, high, medium or low value?

How much effort does this event take up in your life to resolved? Is it high, medium or low effort?

Priority Value Effort
Top High Low
High High Med
High Med Low
Medium High High
Medium Med Med
Medium Low Low
Low Low Med
Low Med High
Ignore Low High

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See also

  1. Decide which cognitive reappraisal technique to use
  2. Decide if this is at the right priority

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