Here is an excerpt from a recent Harvard Business Review article on mindfulness… The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working […]
By Brad J. Bushman Ph.D. When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred. — Thomas Jefferson When angry count four; when very angry, swear. — Mark Twain Anger is an emotional response to a real or imagined threat or provocation. Anger can range in intensity from mild irritation to extreme rage. Anger is […]
WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Almost one in 10 Americans has a history of impulsive and angry behavior and ready access to guns, new research indicates. The serious mental health issues that would legally prevent someone from purchasing a gun — such as involuntary commitment to a psychiatric ward for schizophrenia or bipolar […]
Dr. John Schinnerer Guide To Self Executive coach A difficult skill to master is letting go of old, stale anger. In this post, I will share with you a great tip I recently came up with to teach you to let go of anger. Old, stale anger is anger that we hold onto, often because […]
Dr. John Schinnerer Guide To Self Anger and attention are tightly woven together such as when you shuffle a deck of cards. What you pay attention to influences what you feel. How you feel influences that to which you attend. Note: When you think of anger, think of it as existing on a scale of […]
I was recently included in a documentary called Skewed, by director Paola Bossola. The movie includes one of the most cited psychologists of all time – Albert Bandura from Stanford. He brilliantly lays out the four ways in which today’s media (i.e., TV, music, video games, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Kik, texting, Twitch, Instagram, movies, radio […]
Everyone knows ‘laughter is the best medicine.’ It’s an ancient saying yet recent studies have pushed it up to the pinnacle of credible clichés. Laughter is known to have all sorts of health benefits. It aids in relaxation, improves cardiovascular health, increases pain tolerance, releases powerful painkilling endorphins into the bloodstream, and of course, improves […]
Recently, I received this comment on my anger management blog (http://webangermanagement.com) which stirred something deep inside of me… ‘John, I want to let you know that your online anger management course is incredibly helpful! These tools to a better life are working. There has been a change in my outlook on life already. I AM […]
Date: June 5, 2013 Source: Public Library of Science The act of describing a feeling such as anger may have a significant impact on the body’s physiological response to the situation that elicits the emotion, according to research published June 5 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Karim Kassam from Carnegie Mellon University and Wendy […]
Date: May 8, 2014 Source: BMJ-British Medical Journal While constant arguing seemed to be the most harmful for health generally, men seemed to be particularly vulnerable to the worries and demands generated by their female partners. Credit: © DragonImages / Fotolia Frequent arguments with partners, relatives, or neighbors may boost the risk of death from […]
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