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Anger

Confront With Care

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Few leaders can avoid confrontation. There are simply too many items and employees that require oversight and guidance. The likelihood is very high that every leader will need to address numerous areas of concern within her organization at various points.

5 Steps to Letting Go of the Past

Peter Field | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

Your new year, and your new life await. There is no better time than now to draw a line under the past and move forward into a better, fresher and freer tomorrow. Follow these five steps and you will do just that.

Yoga Isn't Just Bliss

Yaoshiang Ho | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Yaoshiang Ho

Jason Crandell released this video last week, talking about his childhood interest in the human condition, his discovery of yoga (shocking spoiler: it was to get credits to graduate), and the office work element of being a yoga teacher.

How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.

It's Okay to Be Angry

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

I'd talk myself out of my own feelings because they seemed so out of place to where everyone else was. So I'd simply go along with it and only express my frustrations vaguely to a few select people in fear that my irritation was somehow "wrong."

National Adoption Awareness Month: Hearing the Voices of Adoptees, Part II

Mirah Riben | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Mirah Riben

Events like National Adoption Awareness Month are created and used by the mega adoption industry to promote adoption. Less recognized, however, is the reality that even the happiest of adoptions are a result of tragedy and loss.

Ever Feel Like Punching Everyone in the Face?

Maria Senise | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

ARRHGIHEIGUUGHHEIHGHEHEHHUUUUUGGGGHHHHH!!!!! Sorry... Had to get that out... RAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRR!!!!! Whoops... still not done... Ever feel like pu...

Our Children Need More Than Our Anger

Lyz Lenz | Posted 11.13.2014 | Parents
Lyz Lenz

Yes, rage has a place. I now have mace on my key chain and attached to the stroller. I hope I don't have to use it. But the mace isn't the point. The point is that I need to give my children and myself something better than rage.

Don't Just 'Get Over It'

Ravishly | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Ravishly

We often don't feel entitled to our own biological signals, which is on the list of things that piss me off. Because anger is a tool -- and we're being instructed to neglect it.

Troubled #hearts -- in 140 Characters

Wray Herbert | Posted 12.20.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Is it possible that aggregate Twitter patterns might also be revealing in some useful way? Could Twitter offer snapshots of communities as well as individuals? A team of scientists has been exploring this possibility.

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 Techniques to Deal With Difficult People

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

None of us is perfect; most of us are doing the best we can. So keep searching for a part of someone that you can empathize with, even when it's a stretch. You may not always succeed, but keep trying.

I Now Pronounce You Happy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

The good news is that not every unexpected experience has been about escaping death. Instead, several have brought unexpected lessons for a happier life. Three recent lessons have proven themselves to be particularly happiness-building. I present them to you now..

Cherokee Wisdom Worth Sharing

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 12.13.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

At times when we feel we have been wronged, rather than remaining in control of our emotions, we spend our energy feeding the negative emotions that lie within us.

Are You Controlling in Your Relationships?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Relationship problems can seem to be quite tangled and hopeless when the intent is to control each other's behavior or feelings while resisting being controlled. Yet the moment loving oneself and one's partner becomes more important than controlling and resisting control, the relationship problems magically dissolve.

Man Describes Voices He Hears Telling Him To Murder Strangers

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Twenty-five-year-old Craig, who was recently diagnosed with schizophrenia, is prone to violent outbursts and says he hears voices telling him to kill ...

How to Get Out of a Bad Mood: 12 Tips

Joyce Marter | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Understand, this too, shall pass. Like the waves of the tide, your moods ebb and flow. You can trust in the ways of the universe -- your low mood will lift in time.

The 80/20 View of Anger

Richard Koch | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Anger, like pain, can be instructive. But, like pain, you can have too much of a bad thing. Only a small proportion of anger is useful. When it comes to anger, most of us really are our own worst enemies.

Don't Worry... Be Crappy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Over the years I've gotten pretty good at being pretty crappy at some things. To be clear, I hate being crappy at things. It's not my intention, it's frustrating. But I also know that sometimes it's just necessary.

How To Tackle Life's Little Frustrations

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that life will hand you a stink every once in a while. Accept and feel your stink. Respond to it and remember it. And know that life's stinks are just part of the game. And you can handle it just fine.

My Abusive Relationship: My Metamorphosis

Lani Buess | Posted 11.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Lani Buess

I questioned why I continued to stay. Was it habit? Some sadistic sense of comfort? Did I think we'd change back into the people we once were? I'm not a weak person. I grew up in such a loving home. My parents have a beautiful marriage. What's wrong with me?

Sometimes a Lesson Is Just a Lesson, or Is It?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

By loving yourself and accepting yourself fully, you are letting go of whatever "mistakes" you might have made in the past. There is no more shame, no self-blame; there is only love. And as uncomfortable as the process that lead me here might be, meditating can help.

Stuck in Time: Forgiving and Forgetting

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

Forgiveness wasn't this huge benediction bestowed on the evildoers in my life. It was the sure knowledge that I wasn't like those people and didn't want to be like them. This gave me hope.

There Is No Greater Truth Than Love

Scott Stabile | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

Love is not a choice. It exists, everywhere and in each of us. We all know it well. To act from love, however, is a choice. To make love a priority, no matter what, is a choice. To commit oneself to being a messenger of love is a choice. The single best choice anyone of us can make.

Men and Their Anger: Facing the Fire

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 11.10.2014 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Moses had an anger problem. Actually, his anger got him into trouble on more than one occasion. No, not for hitting a woman; we have no record of him ever doing so, but for allowing his anger to turn into murder on one occasion and disobedience to God on another.