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 […]
About Dr. John Schinnerer
Dr. John Schinnerer, an expert in positive psychology and anger management, is revolutionizing the way in which people make sense of the mind, behavior and emotion. In 2011, he was one of three experts to consult with Pixar on the Academy Award-winning movie, Inside Out. He has developed a unique coaching methodology which combines the best aspects of entertainment, humor, sports psychology, positive psychology and emotional management techniques. He is a life coach, executive coach and anger management coach. His offices are in Danville, California. He graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a Ph.D. in educational psychology. His latest venture is guiding men through separation and divorce. He offers group and individual sessions for men going through divorce in Danville, CA. Find out more at DivorceSupport4Men.com. Other sites of Dr. John's include GuideToSelf.com, WebAngerManagement.com, and HowCanIGetRidofAnxiety.com.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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This is a guest post by Robbie Richards. In the United States, 1 in 5 teens are documented as having serious anger management issues. Anger is a powerful human emotion that can be triggered by a number of internal and external factors, including – social confusion, hormones, oppositional defiance, peer pressure, school stress and hunger. […]
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