Our world is in the midst of an emotional meltdown. People are restless, volatile, our tempers about to blow. Why is rage so rampant? What is the solution?
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Perhaps I was too quick to point a finger, a knee-jerk reaction to yesterday' shooting in Tucson. However, I cannot help but think had Sarah Palin not...
If you want to discover why your anger seems so scary that you need to hide it, even from yourself, and if you want to learn how to experience anger without fear, read on.
What is the explanation for kids who kill? For the kids who fail to internalize social norms? For the kids who grow into narcissists or psychopaths? Are they just born defective through some blameless anomaly?
One of the nice things about blogging on Huff Post is not only can you expound on your chosen subject in more than a soundbite, but you may find yours...
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In my clinical practice, I have actually seen and tried some of the ways that might represent a pathway to transition our society from a culture of hate to one of listening.
Rather than raging against rage, it is possible that to see and accept what is may provide protection, even a soothing clarity.
Each time there's an eruption, ordinary people are the ones caught in the lava flow while the gods of high finance watch blissfully untouched from their own Mount Olympus.
Every single Right Wing Senator whole-heartedly supports single payer Health Care coverage wholly paid for by the Federal Government because he has it. His whole family has it.
After 9/11 and the launching of "The War on Terror," which reportedly he opposed, Mjr. Hasan may have begun to develop an identity crisis.
I guess if I had to sum up all that God has taught me in three points, it would be 1. Keep it real, and 2. People are jerks, so always fake them out.
If you're quivering with rage just thinking about Wall Street, it's time to take action. I've discovered a way to achieve a semblance of inner peace without therapists, tranquilizers or weapons.
Sally Potter is a filmmaking icon. She is an outspoken, visionary, feminist director who has been on the cutting edge of the indie world since she started making films.
SL: Do you think Jude enjoyed or at least appreciated dressing up as a woman?
MD: Of course! He would not have accepted the part if he wasn't thrilled...
We have much to learn from the simple people of this world .
We must check our weapons, but not our ideas, as we enter the debate.
In Mr. Sodini's blog, he says repeatedly, "I have nothing to lose." He had nothing to lose because he (apparently) had no strong, affectionate bonds with anyone and never had.
This entire cycle (rage; exploitation; more rage) seems to me worse than usual, as does its manipulation by the wealthy and their servants. Or is it a relatively minor, if lurid, sideshow?
Jude Law certainly got in touch with his feminine side for his new role in the upcoming movie, Rage.
The actor plays a transvestite supermodel called...
McCain's behavior in the first two debates was not passive-aggressive, fear-driven, or even racist -- he was simply protecting himself from blowing his stack. Obama's calm must drive him crazy.
Each reaction to a difficult person is a learning opportunity. If rage overwhelms you, then you can learn to control rage. If fear paralyzes you, then you can learn how to gain safety from that fear.
"I have a temper, to state the obvious, which I have tried to control with varying degrees of success because it does not always serve my interes...
One thought that keeps entering my medically-trained mind is a strange coincidence of acronyms that may explain why John McCain is psychologically unfit to be our next President.
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