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, […]
My life is interesting. It swings between curious, frustrating, rewarding, breath-taking, exciting, challenging, and humorous. I’ve never taken the well-traveled road. As a result, my life is never dull. It’s never boring. Above all, my life is meaningful and purposeful. My goal is to teach people about their mind – how to use their mind […]
Below is the foreword to the revised edition of my book, Guide To Self. I thought you’d be interested in seeing what I’ve been doing over the past 2 years! Guide to Self: The Answer to the Age-Old Question…How Can I Be Happy?Using Positive Psychology to Learn Happiness (Revised Edition)ByJohn L. Schinnerer, Ph.D.Guide To Self, Inc.April […]
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I woke up this morning to the news of the tsunami hitting Japan due to the massive earthquake. I was still reeling from that news when I got hit with another ‘tsunami’ – an email courtesy of ‘Juan Garcia’ (real name withheld) who has spent 29 years in prison for murder. Check out this moving […]
Mindfulness – The Best Anger Management Tool Available?
“Although the practice of mindfulness is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed that mindfulness also provides cognitive and psychological benefits that persist throughout the day,” says Sara Lazar, PhD. It has been shown to turn down the volume on anger, sadness, stress and anxiety.