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Anger Miss Management

Nicole Balin | Posted 10.10.2012 | Women
Nicole Balin

How can women use rage for good?

Looking for Trouble (and Seeing It)

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.09.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

Scientists and clinicians are interested in the dynamic interaction of perception and aggression. Looking for trouble, and seeing it, may be a deep cognitive bias--a negativity bias--that distorts normal emotional processing.

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.

How To Effectively Communicate In Your Relationship

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"Isn't withdrawing from conflict just running away?" you might ask. Yes, it is. But there is a huge difference between withdrawing and disengaging. The difference is about your intention.

The Trajectory of Tragedy

Liz Sterling, M.A. | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Liz Sterling, M.A.

Situations like these bring to the surface what has been bubbling in the depths of our subconscious. We can use this time to see the true stuff we're made of -- and activate the grit of our souls.

How to Tell if It's Real Love

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We all have a wounded self -- our ego -- that we developed as we were growing up, to protect us from pain. Our wounded self becomes activated when we get scared -- scared of rejection, of engulfment, of being hurt.

You Can Catch More Flies With Honey

Charlie Maffei | Posted 09.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

More and more lately in my matchmaking business I've been encountering negative, angry people who cannot understand why they cannot find happiness. I try to work with them to explain that happiness is a choice that they have to make for themselves.

Can You Forgive?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 09.03.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

The point of forgiveness is letting go of the anger inside of you. It does not mean approving what was done in the past. Forgiveness is about oneself and not about the other person.

Be True To Yourself (And Not Self-Absorbed)

Mike Robbins | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Honoring our feelings isn't about being self-absorbed or arrogant -- it's really about being true to ourselves, honest about how we feel, and willing to engage in authentic conversations with other people. So why can it be so challenging for us to honor our own feelings? 

The Spirituality Of Patience

Tenzin Norbu | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Tenzin Norbu

We often harm others when we act out of anger, but we always harm ourselves. Suppressing anger can cause psychological problems, but eliminating the causes of anger always results in psychological and spiritual health.

Gun Control, Vigilante Justice... How About Some Anger Management?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

As locals gathered at Café Racer in Seattle to mourn the deaths and memorialize the lives of its patrons recently killed at the hand of yet another "...

8 Facts About Anger

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

When left unattended, strong emotions can lead to destructive behaviors. Attending to times that you feel hurt, belittled, let down, disrespected, insulted or threatened is key to dealing with the anger that often comes from those experiences.

I Tell My Kids That Mean People Suck

Eva Glettner | Posted 08.12.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

Here's the scenario: I'm driving the minivan with a kid in tow. Some "gentlemen" (benefit of the doubt, people) in front of me has his right blinker on... you can guess the rest.

How To Stop Your Ex From Pushing Your Buttons

Karen McMahon | Posted 08.08.2012 | Divorce
Karen McMahon

If ever there was a time when our buttons get pushed, it is during divorce.

Soul-Talk: How To Rise Above Your Negative Emotions

Russell Bishop | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

What's the alternative when your negative emotions take center stage? The simple answer is to use them to get back on course.

Perfecting Patience

Tsoknyi Rinpoche | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Tsoknyi Rinpoche

When we encounter situations that requires patience, can we look at it as an opportunity to be the person we already are?

Do You Yell at Your Kids? Do You Think They Deserve It?

Jennifer Lehr | Posted 07.14.2012 | Parents
Jennifer Lehr

You are the adult in the relationship and so it is up to you to calm yourself so that you don't take your anger (likely derived from fear) out on your kid.

Redefining the 5 Stages of Grief

Claire Bidwell Smith | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Claire Bidwell Smith

Only you know what path you need to take toward healing, and whether you accomplish this using every one of the five stages, shunning books about grief or never missing a session of your bereavement group, the key will consistently be to listen to yourself.

Lady Gaga, Naso-Gastric Tubes, and My Commitment

Shannon Cutts | Posted 06.30.2012 | Celebrity
Shannon Cutts

I have tried so hard to keep quiet in the recent spate of news headlines targeting the use of feeding tubes for pre-wedding diets, Lady Gaga's controv...

Mindful Anger Management

Laura Harvey | Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Harvey

We can gain vital information about ourselves and what we believe about the world when we look honestly at our anger. But when we react unconsciously, repress our anger or get caught up in it, it becomes counterproductive and negatively affects our health and relationships.

How Can I Let Go Of Hatred Toward My Ex?

Agi Smith | Posted 04.26.2012 | Divorce
Agi Smith

I can't seem to be able to move forward and stop blaming myself for marrying this man knowing he had serious issues and thereby not protecting my children.

The Grief of Losing a Best Friend

Nancy Alvarez | Posted 06.24.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Alvarez

When I was a child, two things were most important to me: my girlfriends and creating a dance, a picture or a story to delight my soul. I don't know w...

Anger Management: Avoid The Health Risks Of Blowing Your Top

MSNBC | Posted 04.18.2012 | Fifty

Got anger issues? Psychiatrist Gail Saltz appeared on "Today" to discuss some of the unhealthy ways people have learned to blow off steam, which can h...

'She's Pulled The Plug On Her Own Son, Whom I Love. Help?'

John Shore | Posted 06.12.2012 | Religion
John Shore

I want to fight for this child, but there's nothing I can do because he's not my flesh and blood. How do I keep from hating his mother?

5 Myths About Fighting the Blues

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

We all have a few tricks for beating the blues -- things we do when we're feeling down. It turns out, however, that several popular strategies don't actually work very well in the long term.