Procrastination Pointers – The Top Ten Tips to Stop Procrastinating Today Dr. John Schinnerer WebAngerManagement.com GuideToSelf.com Recently, I have been procrastinating on writing on article on procrastination. And then, a friend who took my online anger management class recently wrote me with the following question: “Dear Dr. John, what is the solution for procrastination? I get […]
People sometimes feel sorry for me when I tell them I work with angry clients. They picture clients screaming and throwing things at me, attacking me, in my office. Yet, this is (usually) far from the truth. My clients are rarely angry in my office. In my office, my clients wear a mask of rationality and show a calm demeanor as no one wants to admit to having anger which is beyond their control. Interestingly, psychological research has been slow to examine anger.
So what is anger? And how is anger different from other negative emotions, such as guilt and fear? Is anger always a secondary emotion, following closely on the heels of another emotion such as sadness? Let’s take a look and see if we can answer these questions.
New study from University of Washington shows babies remember adults’ anger and attempt to appease angry adults.
Dr. John Schinnerer For those of us with anxiety, the question of ‘How can I get rid of anxiety?’ is a burning one. Anxiety is debilitating, embarrassing and limiting. Of course, everyone has anxious feelings, yet some of us experience more intense anxiety than others. When anxiety is frequent, it rents a lot of room in your […]
Here is an excellent discussion on what anger is, and whether anger can serve as a source for something good. If you are interested in anger and anger management, check it out.
Dr. John Schinnerer provided scientific consultation to Pixar’s new hit film, Inside Out. Dr. John Schinnerer Added Expert Consultation to Inside Out When UC Berkeley-trained educational psychologist, Dr. John Schinnerer, attended the premiere of the record-breaking Pixar movie Inside Out at their Emeryville campus, he was honored to have had a hand in it’s creation. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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