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Anger

Still an Angry Christian

Cindy Brandt | Posted 05.29.2015 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

We have to fight for these things because they are hard to come by in a world with broken systems and insidious evil and finite humans. Striving for wholeness is an uphill climb on mountain after mountain of personal tragedies and communal pain. Life truly is searching for hope.

If You Had Told Me This A Few Years Ago, I Wouldn't Have Believed You

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 05.29.2015 | Divorce
Robin Amos Kahn

Isn't that what life is ultimately about? You marry someone and there is love and I know that sometimes it's impossible to get past the betrayal and the very deep hurt -- but sometimes it is possible.

5 Styles of Perfectionism: Which One Are You?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Practitioners and researchers talk about perfectionism in a number of different ways, and there are different types or styles of perfectionism. Here are five:

Are You Addicted to Judging Yourself?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"I'm such a jerk. How could I have said that?" "I'm a loser. I'll never get anywhere." "I'm so stupid. I should have learned this by now." "I don't fi...

Who Is Holding Your Happiness Hostage?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Who's the matter with you today? In other words, who might be holding your happiness hostage with your permission? If someone "special" pops up in your mind when I ask that question, consider blessing them rather than cursing them.

Fury Island

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Will We Ever Get Along Again?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We're living in an age of where the emotional domino effect follows the slogan, "Do unto others first, before they do unto you." Be the bully, lest you be the victim.

The Gift of My Anger

Alba Brunetti | Posted 04.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Alba Brunetti

I love being angry. I really love it. I'm not being sarcastic or ironic here, I truly mean it. My anger is precious -- when I get angry, I know it is a wake-up call, a call to action, and a call to speak my truth.

Releasing Resentments And Opening Up to Love

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Forgiveness doesn't have to be complicated -- nor does releasing our anger and resentments have to be complicated. What it ultimately boils down to is our willingness release it and heal. We are able to forgive and open ourselves to love when we make the intention to forgive, let it go, and heal.

How Mindfulness Kept Me From Exploding At My Child

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 04.23.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

Practicing mindfulness or meditation doesn't mean that we don't have challenging feelings anymore.

6 Ways to Immediately Deal With Criticism

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Criticism. It happens to the best of us. And strangely, it often happens to people with the most integrity. Criticism. Harsh. Cold. Even surprisin...

This Is How Anger Physically Feels To Children

OWN | Posted 04.22.2015 | OWN

Sometimes, it's the smallest things that can teach us the biggest lessons. Young or old, no one is immune to anger, but how we handle this complex ...

Is Anger a Motivator for Change?

Hildy Gottlieb | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Hildy Gottlieb

What part does anger play in creating change -- personal change, organizational change, social change? In a year that I've committed to exploring my own anger, this question just keeps arising.

Embrace Your Own Reality: It's the Key to Happiness

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 04.21.2015 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

What does it mean to embrace your reality? It means that you accept what is. It means you know who you are, where you are and what you want. It means you recognize that the only one who can make you happy is you.

Going Deeper Than 'I'm Sorry' -- 4 Keys to Repairing Daily Family Wounds

Jesua | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesua

I don't know what's more personally heart-wrenching, emotionally exhausting or spiritually straining on a mundane level than feeling unresolved co...

Mean Girls Are Hurting The Most

Kristina Tsipouras | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Kristina Tsipouras

Cruelty comes from those who are the most insecure, who are not yet comfortable in their own skin, have not developed a strong sense of self-worth and who have yet to make major shifts in their lives to access inner peace and happiness.

Taming the Beast: How I Stopped the Blame Game From Controlling My Life

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Kruczyk

I escaped the cage and found freedom from the wood pellets and stale feeder food. Maybe certain people tried to look for me; maybe they didn't. I didn't care. I was a hamster with a plan. I came to a fork, took the road less traveled and began running like my life depended on it (and hey, maybe it did).

Anger Is a Gift

Steve Zanella | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Zanella

When you allow yourself quiet time to reflect on why you generate the feelings you do, you will find the truth behind the person you are. And when you know the person you are, you become free to become the person you've always wanted to be.

Rabbit Hole Invitations: Saying 'No!' to Conflicts You Don't Need

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
O'Brien Browne

The root of all conflict is insecurity. And the root of all insecurity is fear. Many people use conflict as a form of communication. Because of thei...

What Happens When Your Midlife Crisis and Menopause Collide

Julie Dargan | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Most of us will meet a transition of some sort in life, and usually it occurs when we least expect it. Next time when you come across your "mini crises" take a step back and break it down.

Communicating With Passive-Aggressive People

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

As a psychiatrist I teach my patients to address passive aggressive behavior directly as the person may not be aware of the impact on you since they are short on empathy. Hopefully you won't have many passive aggressive people in your life, but if you do, clear communication is a form of empowerment.

B Is for...

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.05.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Empathy for Angry White Men

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 04.03.2015 | Black Voices
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

As an African American, I have empathy for angry white men because I recognize that they are experiencing the pain African Americans have long borne -- of being bystanders to the shaping of their identities and possibilities in an uncertain world.

Angry Words at Our Passover Seder

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 04.02.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

Shfokh hamatkha reminds me to pay attention to the hate that exists in the world, against us, and against others, but because it is said as we open the door for Elijah, it reminds me not to let the fear that hate evokes cloud our vision of what we are called to do to redeem the world.

3 Steps To Dump The Baggage And Move On With Your Love Life

Michelle Martin | Posted 05.28.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

Dating in our teens and 20s was challenging. Dating in our middle adult years, with significant exes, children, pets, mortgages, careers and a boatload of emotional, physical and perhaps even financial baggage, may seem impossible.