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The Little-Known Secret Weapon for Ending a Toxic Relationship

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

"I feel so used!" I cried to his retreating back. The man I'd been dating five years and living with for two years was walking out our front door carr...

Embrace Your Weakness

Reetu Gupta | Posted 10.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Reetu Gupta

We all have those days... The days we question: Why? The days we sit and wonder: Why me? How will I make it work? Why am I this way? Or the days you f...

How I Got 'Trumped' In The Whole Foods Parking Lot

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty

You know all those people whose anger Donald Trump is supposedly tapping into? I think I just met one of them in, of all places, the Whole Foods park...

When Anger Is Helpful in a Relationship... and When It's Not

Em & Lo | Posted 09.23.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Count to ten before you speak, we're often told, especially when fighting with a partner. Take a deep breath and remember you're talking to someone you love, the advice goes. Being angry means you've lost control, the theory goes.

Choices: Anger or Peace

Kathy Daniels | Posted 09.23.2015 | Impact
Kathy Daniels

How many times have you been insulted or disrespected by someone you care about and chose to deal with them in anger? If that was your reaction, how ...

Be Less Irritable With Your Kids (Part 3 of 5)

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 09.22.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

I looked just in time to see my youngest daughter reach over and whack her older sister in the chest. "What are you doing?!" My anger boiled up quickly. How could she do such a thing? She doesn't see any hitting in this house. Yikes.

Are You a Trash Can for Others' Negativity?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you are really honest with yourself, you will find that it's not worth it -- that you deserve better than to be a trash can for others' negativity.

The Aha! Moment That Changed My Life

Susie Moore | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

You don't have to get on board with every thought you think or feeling you experience. Thoughts and feelings are totally changeable and which ones you choose are up to you! How awesome is this truth? I hope it had even a touch of the impact on you that it's had on me.

Why Your Negative Patterns Aren't Going Away

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact
20 Beautiful Women

After six years of intense spiritual study and meditation practice, I thought I understood what it meant to be a spiritual woman. That was until earlier this year when I became angrier than I had ever been at my mom.

Can We Change How We Parent? Unlocking Your Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?"

Nicki and Miley: Publicly Expressing Anger?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 09.16.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

Singers Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus had a public spat at the 2015 VMAs, hosted by Miley. During the live broadcast on Sunday, Nicki called Miley a "bitch" for talking about her in the press

9 Things Only Passive-Aggressive People Do

Amy Morin | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

While an occasional passive-aggressive approach to life's problems isn't unusual, for some people manipulation and indirect communication are a way of life. Passive-aggressive people often go undetected in the office and in their social circles--at least initially--because they disguise their seething hostility with a pleasant demeanor.

What Does it Really Take to get a Bartender to Hate you?

Dan Miles | Posted 09.08.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Bartender's are a hardy breed, who, safe behind the polished mahogany, genuinely believe they are immune to anything the customer can throw at them, only to learn that we've been evolving.

If You're Unhappy and You Know it, Clap Your Hands

Joe Burton | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Joe Burton

When you're building a career, it's easy to get caught up in the corporate game. Each industry and company has its own flavor and politics, but they usually align around a few key themes like 1) always win (even better when someone else has to lose) 2) never show weakness and 3) make sure you get credit (or as 2Pac put it so many times, "I gotta get mine. You gotta get yours.").

WATCH: Losing Your Temper -- Needing to Intimidate

Brad Yates | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

One of the challenging things about being human is having our buttons pushed... and the unfortunate consequences of that. But like everything else, t...

I Am Mad

Donna Henes | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
Donna Henes

My partner often questions why I watch the news if it makes me so mad. Because it is important for me to know what is going on around me. I do not want to be deaf and blind to ignorance or violence, even if the shrill blare and horrendous images are painful.

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...

Today I Yelled at God and This is What Happened Next

Michelle Martin | Posted 08.25.2015 | Religion
Michelle Martin

Today I had a fight with God when I was driving in my car. Well, I don't really call God God anymore, now that I no longer follow a traditional religious path, so in reality, I yelled at God-Universe-Higher-Power-Guardian-Angel (and yes, I'm still trying out different names).

Bottling Up Your Feelings Might Make You Less Likable

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Afraid of showing your true feelings? You may be doing yourself a disservice, according to a new study published in the Journal of Perso...

3 Stress-Relieving Habits That May Do More Harm Than Good

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.25.2015 | OWN

Venting. A University of Missouri study found that rehashing personal problems was linked to depression and anxiety in children and adolesc...

Sharing Your Feelings: Helpful or Hurtful?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"I just have to tell you how I feel. I'm very upset about what you did." "I'm really angry with you." "I just want to be honest with you. I'm so h...

The Mailbox Incident and Political Anger

Terry Newell | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics
Terry Newell

There is certainly a place for anger as a device for social change. When directed against moral failure, it can produce energy and marshal resources to correct injustice. But every disagreement is not a justifiable pretext for righteous indignation. Anger can be overdone.

10 Reasons to Spend Time With Your Political Opposite

Living Room Conversations | Posted 08.14.2015 | Impact
Living Room Conversations

So why would anyone be crazy enough to spend significant time with someone on the other side of the political fence? Why funny you should ask...

People and Their Little Rules

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tyson Hartnett

Rules are everywhere in the world. You must do this, you can't do that, sometimes you can do this... I understand rules are important, but rules are...

6 Tips to Handle Angry People

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

It's hard not to attack back when you feel attacked. But, little by little, surrendering these reflexive instincts is a more compassionate, evolved way to get your needs met and keep relationships viable if and when it's possible.