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Temper

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...

No Scream '15

Cat Greenleaf | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents
Cat Greenleaf

I turned to my oldest son, Primo, and asked what he'd think if I made a New Year's resolution -- which I never do -- not to scream at him and his brother all year long. He told me he thought it'd be very difficult for me. Maybe I should take it one day at a time. He's 5.

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.

What To Do When Your Temper Scares You

Lisa-Jo Baker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Lisa-Jo Baker

I will move on. I won't carry the baggage of yesterday's explosion or last week's near meltdown into tomorrow. I will practice grace on purpose. To my tiny people and myself.

Can CEOs Afford to Be Angry?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

Trust me -- these issues are minuscule compared to the ones just over the horizon. You have to learn not to get tripped up by every roadblock; otherwise you'll be a hot mess 24/7.

How to Overcome Freakouts

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

What truly successful happy people seem to know is that we are not defined by our many, many short-lived moments. Instead, we are defined by our patterned choices and actions over the long haul.

How To Get A Handle On Emotional Triggers

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Triggers are certain people and situations that bring out our -- let's just say -- less-attractive sides. They are targeted little emotional barbs that cause us to react quickly, without thinking, and in ways we regret later.

5 Steps To Controlling Your Anger

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Keep a record of the situations that lead to your anger and your hostility, and try to use these ideas. You might find yourself less angry -- and less anxious -- and the people who care about you will appreciate your progress. You can control your anger rather than let it control you.

Losing It

Leda Natkin Nelis | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Leda Natkin Nelis

My daughter was surfing the Internet and asked me why Britney Spears shaved her head a few years back. "She was having a nervous breakdown," I explained. My daughter looked at me thoughtfully. "Isn't that what you have sometimes?" she asked. GULP.

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.

Anger Management: Why It's Never Too Late To Tame Your Temper

Tamar Chansky | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

I saw how I can get so caught up in the apparent urgency of the moment when I so don't want to. I understood that not getting caught up in the apparent urgency of the moment is the universal "work in progress" for humankind.

I Am a Big Fat Jerk

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

I was gathering evidence that people were stupid, they were selfish and that I was the only right thinking person in the world and my anger was justified. In short; I was being a big fat jerk.

John McCain's Rage Is a National Security Issue

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

"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...