Primary and Secondary Emotion Worksheet

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What is the theory behind the primary and secondary emotion worksheet?

There are two types of emotions primary and secondary. Primary events are those that you feel first when any event occurs. They mask our secondary emotions. Secondary emotions are those emotions that come as a result of primary emotions. They are more associated with how we think and perceive that particular situation or event. we are mostly aware of our primary emotions but not secondary emotions, it is very important to identify your secondary emotions to regulate them better.

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet will help you in having a better understanding of primary and secondary emotions. This worksheet has self-explanatory definitions of primary and secondary emotions with examples. It will help you better understand these emotions in different situations. The emotions chart can also give you an idea what are the common primary emotions that cover up our secondary emotions.  

How to use this worksheet?

This worksheet is a psychoeducative worksheet for you to understand the concept of primary and secondary emotions. You can read this worksheet in your free time and understand the primary and secondary emotions. You can share your own examples from daily life about primary and secondary emotions. Your therapist can also help you if you find anything difficult. 

You can download this worksheet here.

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