31

May

Most people who struggle with anger management issues describe their outbursts as coming out of nowhere.  They lack understanding of how they could quickly escalate in their episodes.  For those who want to manage their anger better, creating more awareness into how their anger builds up is essential. This could start with a better understanding…

05

Apr

Most people have an understanding of what is right and wrong. These are the values that influence decision making. Societies govern themselves and operate from a system based on values. Moral compasses are set differently or may be compromised at times, however, those are traits of what make us human. Some people have difficulties accepting…

04

Oct

There is a scene in a movie called Anger Management, starring Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson. Adam Sandler is on an airplane, buckled into his seat, with the seat belt sign on. Since he cannot get up from his seat, he asks the stewardess for a pillow. She is engaged in personal conversation with another…

04

Jun

Veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and experiencing depression may be more vulnerable to Anger Management issues. A recent studies findings supported that more attention needs to be given to addressing anger symptoms in those individuals. “Anger and self-rated risk of harm were both significantly higher in the group with both PTSD and major…

22

Aug

Anger is a powerful and often misunderstood emotion.  Everyone experiences angry moments.  That is a natural human emotion.  How these  expressions are expressed, when they are expressed, to whom they are expressed to, and the intensity of the expression determines if it is a problem. What also helps define the severity of an anger management…

09

May

When anger is mismanaged, the problems it can create could vary. Often physical problems such as ulcers, high blood pressure, and gastro problems could occur. Other problems such as social and relationship problems, occupational problems, and law problems could also present themselves. When trying to figure out destructive anger, it is important to realize that…

01

May

         For those of you who viewed the movie, Anger Management with Adam Sandler, you would recall a scene where he got himself arrested on an airplane.  After repeated requests for a pillow from a stewardess, he became irritated. The stewardess was more interested in telling her fellow stewardess about her romantic…

26

Apr

Slowdown…. .. When you are angry your body is in heightened state (flight or fight).  Allowing this to build up makes it more difficult to stop anger episodes.  Picture yourself going downhill.  The further downhill you get, the more difficult it will be to stop. Challenge the thoughts that got Challenge the thoughts that got…

22

Mar

Everyone experiences anger at some point. It is human emotion that cannot be eliminated. It is how, where, and when anger is expressed that defines it as a problem or not. The person expressing anger may not see it as a problem either but others around himher can. If a child is expressing anger and…

02

Feb

In today’s economy, I am sure you are not alone. There are many people who share your plight. The fear you face is understandable. Individuals could experience the following feelings: worry, unproductive, boredom, self defeated, and pessimistic, to name a few emotions. It is important that you take steps to try to take control over…