W6.00: WOOP LISTS Area: Emotional Wellness

Area: Emotional Wellness
Every system is perfectly designed to get the results it gets. W. Edwards Deming
Therefore, adjust the system controls!

Wish: I am calm and well and happy.
Outcomes: fruit of the Spirit, faith, hope, love.
Feasible? Yes
Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)

If I am triggered by someone else, then I will:

If I react to anger, I will: I will not attempt to communicate while I am feeling angry or reactive. A pause is needed both to calm down and to gain understanding.

If I am rejected, I will: I will not be silent but I will step back once I have spoken to the issue.

If I am misunderstood I will:
Calmly explain my side to someone who is listening to me calmly.

If I am misunderstood by someone attacking me:
I will not be silent. I will not wait for justice.
I will express my love but speak briefly into the point about how I am being treated.
Then I will stop communicating until someone is there to listen to me. I will not attempt to communicate with someone who is not listening.

If my anxiety is triggered, I will regain my calm by …

Specific problems and protocols?

Area: Fun and Excitement – Play
Wish: I am having lots of fun.Whee!
Outcomes: ?
Feasible? Yes.

Obstacles: (If) … Plan: (Then)


What gets your attention?
What human needs or problems are addressed?
What questions do you have?
What solution or hope does it offer?

What does it say that we need to obey?
What would a camera see if this happened?
Who needs to hear this?
What are the actual steps that I would take?

SOURCE – Footnotes:



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