Exciting new study just emerged from Dacher Keltner’s lab at U.C. Berkeley showing that there are 27 distinct categories of emotion.This overturns a long-standing belief within psychology that there are six categories of emotion a la Paul Ekman.
By Marcus Clarke Most of us need something to fortify ourselves first thing in the morning; a coffee, a shower, listening to the radio on the way to work. We take these as necessary habits that enable us to get through the day. But what if there are particular things you could do in the […]
Dr. John Schinnerer How do you get through the intense feelings, such as anger, rage and hurt, that frequently occur with separation and divorce? How do you move forward constructively? Here are the best ways to divorce with dignity while holding onto your financial savings, your cool and your calm. Understand How Anger Operates Emotions tell you whether or not […]
A difficult skill to master is letting go of old, stale anger. In this article, I will share with you a great anger management tool I teach my clients to release their anger. Old, stale anger is anger that we hold onto, often because no one has taught us to do any differently. This type […]
The Mental Health Organization launched a report ‘Boiling Point’ about problem anger, how it affects individuals, families and communities, and what we can do to minimize the harm that anger causes.
Key statistics from the anger management report are:
• Sixty-four percent say that the world is becoming an angrier place.
Recent studies show that chronic, long-term anger hurts the heart. The same is true for long-term stress. Chronic stress and anger hurt the brain, the heart and the lungs. It is critical to learn tools to handle them better.
The top ten triggers for anger
Check out this Happiness Habit video for the latest in scientifically proven tools to foster more happiness in your life with Dr. John Schinnerer, award-winning author, positive psychology coach and expert consultant to Pixar’s Inside Out.
The least practiced happiness habit is self-compassion, yet it offers the biggest return on happiness when practiced. Hear Dr. John Schinnerer share the top 10 habits for greater happiness, along with a bit about self-compassion and 3 ways you can foster greater self-compassion in your own life.
Clients frequently ask me about the daily habits of successful, satisfied top performers. “What skills can I learn to be more productive and happy?”, they ask. So here it is, as informed by 20 years of coaching top executives, athletes and intellectuals, the list of the top 20 happiness habits for greater success, resiliency and, of course, happiness […]