What you need to know about Anger Management:
- The Importance of Assertiveness: Anger is normal and healthy. The purpose of anger management training is not to learn to suppress anger but rather to learn to express yourself in assertive and respectful ways.
- Trait Anger: People with a trait anger personality type are more easily angered and react to anger with more hostility and aggression. People with trait anger will likely benefit from professional anger management training
- Cognitive Restructuring: If you can change the way you think about an anger provoking situation you can often change the way that situation makes you feel.
How to Prevent Bullying: Anger & Assertiveness
Bullying can dramatically change life's course. It's a pervasive cultural problem. We must teach ourselves and our children not to bully.Read the complete article
9 Steps to Assertive Conflict Resolution
Anger issues? Do you need to work on a healthier conflict resolution? Learn how assertiveness can help you deal with anger in a productive way.Read the complete article
Relationships: A Quick Cure for Escalating Fights
In a stormy relationship? Do meaningless disagreements tend to grow into angry fights? If so, you’re dealing with something called escalating negative affect reciprocity… and it’s a relationship killer. Luckily, there’s a cure - read on to learn about a 7 minute writing exercise that will help you to see things from your partner’s perspective and which is clinically proven to increase relationship satisfaction.Read the complete article
Does Swearing Make You Feel Better?
Recent research shows that swearing and cursing actually relieve pain. Should we use it and does that make it a good thing? Maybe it is like a narcotic. Here's a way to understand this and to begin to think of other ways to relieve pain.Read the complete article
How to Stop Fighting with the People You Love
If anger and fighting taints an important relationship are you willing to try something new that might help to reduce the tension and arguing? If you are, consider the CUDSAIR method. It’s a structured system for conflict resolution that minimizes personal attacks as it keeps the focus on finding a solution that’s acceptable to everyone.Read the complete article
Beat Anger with Forgiveness: A 5 Step Guide
Though it seems like revenge will make us feel better, researchers say it does the exact opposite. Luckily, where revenge fails forgiveness soars, and when you forgive someone else it’s you who benefits most. Learn to beat lingering anger with a 5 step method to true forgiveness.Read the complete article
Why Alcohol Leads to Aggression
Why does alcohol lead to aggression and rage for some, but not for others? Learn more about how alcohol facilitates aggression and learn what kinds of people are most prone to alcohol related anger.Read the complete article
Anger Management: What a Therapist Can Teach You
Find out if you’ve got an anger problem that needs attention – and if you do – learn what a therapist might teach you to help you manage that fury.Read the complete article
7 Anger Busting Strategies
Quick to anger? Learn 7 simple strategies for cooling down fast when you feel that rage threatening to spill over.Read the complete article
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