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Controlling Anger

Are You An Angry Person? How To Escape The Anger Prison

Posted 10.20.2014 | Dr. Phil

Do the smallest things set you off? Could a dish left in the sink leave you shrieking? Do you yell at the person in your local doughnut shop daily? Do...

4 Surprising Ways To Reduce Your Rage

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Don't be an angry bird: Find out how a chair, a pair of sunglasses and other items can hold unexpected promise for taming your temper. By Leslie Go...

Divorce Confidential: Coping With an Impossible Spouse During and After Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 04.15.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Divorce is already a traumatic experience for most individuals and their families. Dealing with a toxic spouse who has it out for you makes the divorce process even worse by dragging out issues that could easily be resolved with compromise and agreements outside of the courtroom.

How To Stop Taking Out Your Anger On Others

Posted 11.18.2013 | OWN

By Martha Beck What do you do when you're stressed, swamped or seriously overwhelmed? Unleash hell on an innocent bystander, of course! But if ...

How I Learned To Stay Still

Janell Burley Hofmann | Posted 11.08.2013 | Parents
Janell Burley Hofmann

She wants me to meet her ferocity. I usually do. Tonight, I surrender. With all of my might, I stay still. Then slowly -- magically -- she softens. The crying stops. Her body gives. She turns on her side towards me, I hold her. She exhales -- sweaty and empty -- and sleeps.

Why Alzheimer's Caregiving and Pride Don't Mix

Marie Marley | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

You can't win an argument with a person who has Alzheimer's. Agree with whatever he says -- no matter how absurd -- unless there's a compelling reason not to, and there rarely is.

Get A Grip! How To Control Unruly Emotions

Dr. Ted George | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ted George

Much of my treatment is aimed at helping patients learn how to override their brain's survival reactions and seize control of their emotions. I explain to people what they can do to control how their brain reacts. So does a person get a grip over powerful emotions?

How To Transform Your Anger Into Creativity

Pragito Dove | Posted 07.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Don't fight, don't condemn, use the hot fire of anger and transform it into the joy of creativity. This is how you gain mastery of yourself, rather than being a victim or a bully.

White-Hot Rage Reducers

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Some things have a way of crawling under your skin. But before you let them make your blood boil, try these six pieces of anger-man...

An Experiment in Not Minding My Own Business

Maureen Anderson | Posted 01.21.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

How do you thank your kid for helping you grow up?

Try Not to Talk in a Mean Voice. Try Again. And Again.

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I follow many resolutions meant to keep me from boiling over in this way. I'm doing better (I think). But still, many times each week, I act in this way.

Stay Mindful When Others Crave Control

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein David

What should we do when we have to live or work with people whose controlling behaviors impose on us? It's a good question -- in fact, a question that several HP readers posed.

How To Make Friends With Your Anger!

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Many times anger is justified and limited to the matter in hand, but it can also be very destructive and go beyond the immediate situation, like a single match that can burn an entire forest.

The Brain Mechanic Excerpt: A Stickler For "Life-Changing" Evidence

Spencer Lord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Spencer Lord

Yes, you can change your beliefs, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy teaches you precisely how.