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 […]
Dr. John Schinnerer I was recently approached by a major TV network to do a reality show involving coaches with severe anger problems. While this seems to be good for ratings, it does not bode well for the well-being of the coaches involved in the two week project. First, little change in long-term emotional […]
LOS ANGELES March 17, 2014 While maintaining his innocence, Kanye West pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor battery against a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport. West was sentenced to 24 months of probation, 24 anger management classes and 250 hours of community service. Kanye had originally been charged with misdemeanor counts of battery and […]
March 12, 2013 Little is known about the value and emotional consequences of expressing anger on the Internet. Rant-sites provide an outlet for anonymous, angry outbursts. How people feel after reading and writing rants and the effects of this behavior is explored in an article in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. One study assessed […]
February 18, 2014 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 Mendes from […]
March 3, 2014 Source: European Society of Cardiology (ESC) “It is important to recognize that outbursts of anger are associated with higher risk of heart attacks, stroke and arrhythmia. If clinicians ask patients about their usual levels of anger and find that it is relatively high, they may want to consider suggesting either psychosocial or […]
5 effective parenting programs to reduce problem behaviors in children Doree Armstrong From University of Washington All parents want what’s best for their children. But not every parent knows how to provide their child with the tools to be successful, or how to help them avoid the biggest adolescent behavior problems: substance use, delinquency, […]
Sign up for Dr. John’s newsletter for the latest tools and tips to master your mind.
Why We Explode and How to Stop:
The 9 Universal Anger Triggers.
Click here to reserve your time now!
Dr. John's Latest Tweets
- Before u diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, make sure that u are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes. ~S. Freud 2 days ago