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Anger

Hashtag Angry Elephants

Heather Kasdan | Posted 03.26.2015 | Comedy
Heather Kasdan

To further this exploration of human emotion, I am going to follow up with Hashtag Angry Elephants, the story of a girl and her discussion of anger. It will have nothing to do with Twitter and even less to do with angry elephants.

I Feel Rage When My Daughter Gets Angry

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

No one will push our buttons like our children. But seen another way, no one provides us with such rich opportunities to heal the tender and wounded parts of ourselves like our kids, either.

Got Anger? The Secret to (Mostly) Calming Your Parental Rage

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

My thoughts told me I was a terrible mother for my anger. I would spiral deeper into a hole. I couldn't see the light. I was fighting myself. I couldn't handle this ugly part of me. I had to change. But anger gets stronger when we fight with it, when we reject it.

Are You Selfish or Self-Responsible?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Giving yourself up to avoid being called selfish is not self-responsible - it is manipulative and dishonest. When you give yourself up to avoid criticism, you are trying to control how another feels about you.

Why We Hold Onto Grudges, and How to Let Them Go

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Why do we hold grudges when they are in fact quite painful to maintain, and often seem to work against what we really want?

When Screaming at Your Kids Works

Diana Whitney | Posted 03.13.2015 | Parents
Diana Whitney

Grant me patience, Lord, but hurry. I recited these words like a mantra on our recent snow day, the second school cancellation in a week. Blindsided by the blizzard, everyone trapped at home again, I steeled myself for the hours ahead.

Deep Breaths and Tantrums

Amanda Magee | Posted 03.12.2015 | Women
Amanda Magee

He had me in his arms before I'd finished asking. I had to decide to unlock myself, which isn't something that I can always do, but I saw my moment and I reached for it.

Can You Really Be Hangry? A Doctor Told Us the Truth

Thrillist | Posted 03.11.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Is hanger something Snickers just made up for their weird ad campaign where Johnny Manziel teaches Zumba?

Christian Pathos vs. ISIS Pathos

Carole Ganim | Posted 03.03.2015 | Religion
Carole Ganim

I wonder if Christians and/or we good people have love and kindness, generosity and goodness equal in passion to hatred and anger. The terrorist or murderer believes that any deed is justified in the name of the cause or the god s/he worships. There is no ambiguity.

An Optimist Who Was Six Figures In Debt

Michelle Bersell | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Michelle Bersell

Being in debt is bad enough. Being six figures in debt puts a choke hold around your neck. How did I arrive at the astronomical number of being six fi...

Why Being Angry At Your Spouse May Be Bad For Your Kids

Posted 03.12.2015 | Dr. Phil

If you think you can have a chip on your shoulder directed toward your spouse — that won't affect your child — watch this. Need Dr. Phil's hel...

6 Things I Wish I Didn't Struggle With, But Do

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.18.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

I've had a lot of cool wins in the last year or so. After three years, the hard work is paying off. I've kept off the 170 pounds I lost. I get to wake up and do whatever I want -- work wise -- in the place that I love, Maui, Hawaii.

The Secret Life of a Teenage Caregiver

Michelle Hanson | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hanson

I hated the anger I felt towards him, hated the way I treated him in his moments of weakness. I hated the doctors that gave him the opiates that eventually took over his life, and I hated the disease that robbed me of the father that had taught me to play baseball and make the best ice cream sundaes in the world.

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

How Ordering Breakfast Can Explain The Difference Between Men And Women

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 01.31.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Valentine's Day is approaching so I thought it appropriate to tell the story I often do in therapy to help describe a basic difference between the genders. It's actually not simply a difference. More like a lack of understanding.

15 Rules to Live by for a Happier Life

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

1. Treat every day as a beautiful gift. Hands up if you count down the days until Friday. We're wishing away more than half of our week while simulta...

The New England Patriots and The Pink Jersey

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

"W-H-Y are they playing so badly?" My daughter asks in a voice that sounds like a deathbed rattle. I giggle and then realize this is not a rhetorical question. She actually wants an answer.

The New England Patriots and The Pink Jersey

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 03.17.2015 | Sports
Rebecca Jackson

We've been here before. Literally, as any New Englander can tell you. Such a mood of complete irascibility has seldom been observed in my house. It's frustrating to watch the team you love get outplayed on their own field.

9 Very Good Reasons To Let Go Of That Grudge

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Humans are a very self-preserving species. When we've been wronged, we want the world to know. We want the responsible party to pay for their indiscre...

What We All Need Now

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

When we blame or project our pain onto others, then we're avoiding the real cause that lies within ourselves: our deep unhappiness and, simultaneously, our longing for happiness.

What's the Payoff?

Wendy Reese | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

It may look like there is no payoff and you're a victim in the situation. If you truly want to shift your life, you have to get courageously honest with yourself. Explore these three guiding questions with your victim archetype.

X-Rated

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.12.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Cussin'? Outbursts? Answers and Relief Here

AlzLIVE | Posted 03.08.2015 | Fifty
AlzLIVE

People living with Alzheimer's and dementia can exhibit a broad range of responsive behaviors, such as wandering, verbal repetition, sexual behavior or angry outbursts. For caregivers, dealing with responsive behaviors can be a frustrating and exhausting task. But there are answers.

When Mama Loses Her Temper

Seleni Institute | Posted 03.08.2015 | Parents
Seleni Institute

We identify with our children, and their faults make us more furious when they feel familiar. We may worry their actions are a reflection of us.

When We Love Each Other More, What Happens?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Of course we know when we're angry, but do we really know why? More often it is because a need you have is not being met, so discovering what that need truly is will allow you to resolve your anger. You should also explain this to the person you're angry with so they know.