By John Schinnerer, Ph.D. At the gym recently, I witnessed two grown men get into a physical debate over the recent election results. One man was enraged over the fact that his old friend voted for Donald Trump. The Trump supporter was, naturally, defending his position. As the anger boiled, the Clinton supporter shouted, “We are not friends […]
The current race to the White House between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is the most rancorous and vitriolic I have witnessed. It is difficult to have a conversation with a supporter of the opposing candidate without it devolving into anger. In fact, the anger felt by some individuals is so deep and so intense […]
By Dr. John Schinnerer Don’t you love comedy? I love stand-up comedy. There are few better feelings than laughing until your sides hurt. My appreciation for improv comedy has grown over the years, (I’ve seen Whose Line is It Anyway twice live!), especially after seeing live improv at a local high school. I was impressed […]
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 […]
I received an email today from a young man who recently began my online anger management class. It read… “I am in a bad place Doc…..I enrolled for these classes because my anger has cost me to lose my relationship with the woman I love. I am dedicated to working on improving.” For […]
Dr. John Schinnerer’s talk of Success, Stress and the Power of Mindset
DANVILLE AREA REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS SPEAKER SERIES Danville Area Real Estate Professionals (DAREP) Speaker Series — Danville Area Chamber of Commerce and Movement Mortgage presents, Dr. John Schinnerer Emotion Expert and Consultant to Pixar’s Film, “Inside Out” The Key to Managing Stress and Ensuring Success – The Proper Mindset RSVP: October 16th, 2pm to 3pm Danville […]