What did the Will Smith & Chris Rock interaction teach us?
March 31, 2022

 

I remember watching the video of Will Smith smacking Chris Rock earlier this week. I began to think about the mindset of both men. Chris Rock is known as a jokester and Will Smith is known as a serious actor. I believe that there was something more to this encounter than just a celebrity slapping another celebrity on the face. 

There is always more to an encounter than what we see on the surface. When I looked a little bit closer, I saw that Will Smith was actually reacting to an emotional trigger. Chris Rock had said something that made Will Smith feel attacked and he reacted in a way that was not admirable or setting a good example.

I believe that this encounter was a positive experience for both men and that Smith taught Rock something valuable. I also believe that Smith’s actions could serve as an example for others. We all could learn something from the way that Smith conducted himself in this situation. 

Clearly there was a trigger that occurred with Will Smith at the time he responded. Triggers that are not addressed appropriately can be sources of potential issues in the future. 

The goal is to not avoid the triggers, but to have a plan in place for how you will address them when they do come up. This can be something as simple as taking a few deep breaths and counting to ten before responding.

The important thing is to find a way to deal with the triggers that works for you and helps you stay in control. When you are able to stay in control, you are less likely to say or do something that you will regret later. 

The goal is to find a way to deal with the triggers that works for you and helps you stay in control. When you are able to stay in control, you are less likely to say or do something that you will regret later. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you are unable to control your reaction, it is important to remove yourself from the situation as quickly as possible. It is also important to talk to someone about what happened. Talking about the experience can help you process it and move on. 

What works for one person may not work for another. The key is to find what works for you and to stick with it. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you are unable to control your reaction, it is important to remove yourself from the situation as quickly as possible. It is also important to talk to someone about what happened. Talking about the experience can help you process it and move on.

This encounter between Will Smith and Chris Rock can be a learning experience for all of us. We can learn from the way that Smith reacted and apply it to our own lives. We will be able to make ourselves better people and provide a positive example for others if we are successful.

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