Anger is common to all of us. It’s part of what makes us human. Anger is a useful, necessary ingredient in a purposeful life. However, in some of us, anger is dialed up to a high degree. When anger gets too intense, it may lead to constant irritation, feeling misunderstood, frequent arguments and even physical violence.
Be vulnerable enough to share your internal world. For that is the path out of misery. Part of self-compassion is understanding that you are not alone in your struggles, in your suffering. And that shared suffering gives us relief.
How do you best deal with your anger? And what happens when that don’t work? Some of the traditional tools for processing anger include exercise or breathing deeply. These are all typical tools to deal with frustration. But what about those situations when you just can’t get a handle on it? Here are the top 3 tools to help be less angry in your relationships.
The question “How can I be happy?” has been asked by philosophers for 1000’s of years. Recently, positive psychology has taken a scientific approach to answering this question. So here are the top answers to the most important question known to humankind.
Aristotle said, “Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.” It fascinates me that, 2300 years later, we still wrestle with this difficulty.
The key to managing anger in your relationship is all about how well you deal with disagreement – what you do when you begin to get mad with your significant other
Learning proven methods to stay calm in emotionally charged situations is critical in business. Meeting anger with anger is usually a recipe for turning minor irritation into a full blown rage. Learning critical anger management skills to defuse angry situations is often a great way to advance your career, assist others and, ultimately, make yourself more valuable in the workplace.
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 […]
More and more evidence continues to mount showing that our mood and emotions affect our health. How we feel is linked to physical changes in the body. Check out some of these exciting findings from the latest studies… Anger and Heart Attack Risk A study in 2015 reported that feeling intense anger increased likelihood of […]
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. […]