Keep Your Cool! How to Stop Meltdowns in Their Tracks

For some, a meltdown means bursting into tears. For others, it's an out-of-control expression of anger. For still others, it's being a sarcastic jerk. In any case, it's not pleasant to realise that you've just had an adult temper tantrum. So how do ...

May 19

Categories: Anger Management, Mindfulness

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Is Resentment Ruining Your Marriage?

There are many factors that lead to the demise of a marriage. When couples have hurt feelings, it can be a challenge to forgive and forget. Problems in a marriage such as emotional detachment and a lack of sexual intimacy seldom develop overnight. ...

Dec 19

Categories: Anger Management, Relationships & Marriage

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Higher Status People Are Meaner Drivers

In 1968, psychological scientists Anthony Doob and APS Fellow Alan E. Gross came across an interesting finding: People were quicker to honk their horns when they were stuck behind a clunker rather than a newer, more expensive “high status” car. ...

Nov 18

Categories: Anger Management

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Myth: Better to express anger than to hold it in?

If you're like most people, you believe that releasing anger is healthier than keeping it bottled up. This belief dates back more than 2,000 years to the Greek philosopher Aristotle. In his classic Poetics, Aristotle observed that viewing tragic ...

Sep 8

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Anger Management

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Road Rage: A common phenomenon?

From flipping the bird to angry confrontation, aggressive driving has become common. Nearly 80 percent of U.S. drivers say they committed at least one antisocial act on the road in the past year. This problem has worsened over the past three years - ...

Aug 18

Categories: Anger Management

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How To Neutralize Emotions

There has been a lot of discussion on all sides regarding “emotion processing” and how to successfully handle what are coined as “negative emotions.” So what are we to do with negative emotions?

Jun 17

Categories: Anger Management

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Hostile attitude when young linked to memory problems later in life

Young adults who display hostile attitudes and who find it hard to cope with stress may experience memory and thinking problems in later life, according to a study.

Mar 4

Categories: Anger Management

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The Upside of Anger: 6 Psychological Benefits of Getting Mad

We tend to think of anger as a wild, negative emotion, but research finds that anger also has its positive side. Just like any emotion, anger has its purposes, which can be used to good effect.

Jan 21

Categories: Anger Management

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Researchers measure emotion with mouse clicks

Most people can tell if you’re angry based on the way you’re acting. What about the way you move a computer mouse?

Dec 19

Categories: Anger Management

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Seven Quick Ways to Stop Being Irritable

Irritability is something we all experience at times, but what sets it apart from other emotional states is the extent to which it pollutes the emotional atmosphere around us.

Oct 9

Categories: Anger Management

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Do You Feel Emotions Deeply? These Tips Might Help

Do you get overwhelmed by your emotions? You might be going about your day, and suddenly, an interaction sparks a strong feeling. Your fight, flight or freeze response kicks in. Your heart starts pounding, your muscles tense and your breath becomes ...

Sep 14

Categories: Anger Management, Anxiety, Caregiver Issues / Stress, Depression, ...

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Is it unhealthy to express your anger?

People who express anger more often tends to experience greater stress. Long-term stress is unhealthy as it suppresses the immune system and often leads to symptoms like high blood pressure.

Apr 10

Categories: Anger Management

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How to deal with Bad Memories?

What's one of your worst memories? How did it make you feel? According to psychologists, remembering the emotions felt during a negative personal experience, such as how sad you were or how embarrassed you felt, can lead to emotional distress, ...

Apr 24

Categories: Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression

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The Lost Art of the Unsent Angry Letter

WHENEVER Abraham Lincoln felt the urge to tell someone off, he would compose what he called a “hot letter.” He’d pile all of his anger into a note, “put it aside until his emotions cooled down,” Doris Kearns Goodwin once explained on NPR, ...

Apr 3

Categories: Anger Management

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How to Respond to Rude or Inappropriate Remarks

Sooo, you've been together for seven years; when are you finally going to get engaged? How come you two aren't having kids yet? You know it's harder to get pregnant as you age. For instance, my cousin, Tina… People say the darnedest things, ...

Feb 6

Categories: Anger Management

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