Sometimes good insights come when you least expect them and from someone who’s cutting your hair. Anna is a lovely, collected lady. Even though she’s good at it, she hates fighting. Her husband is the nicest guy to others, yet he is an Olympian in verbal abuse to her. He never misses an opportunity to [...]
Anger Management Techniques and Tips
Welcome. This page is all about anger management techniques you can use in daily life. Read through the posts and pick out some tips and methods you feel will work for you. Most importantly, practice, practice, practice and your will improve every day. The techniques are only effective as much as you are willing to put an effort to work with your anger. Some of these tips may not suite your style. Find the ones you believe will be easiest to start with and slowly develop your skills.
Anger management is not a science. In fact, anger shouldn’t even be “managed” or “controlled.” The energy that brings about anger comes in raw form and it is our unchallenged beliefs and conditioning that converts it into anger and rage. Use these anger management techniques to subdue the fiery feelings. Ultimately, you will want to put that raw energy to better use. My hope is that once you overcome your own anger, you will help others do the same. Be patient, practice, work hard on yourself. I promise you, life will get better.
Anger is a symptom. It’s a symptom that one of your systems is overheated. If you are always angry over things, it could be a signal that you are operating under a very high level of frustration. Your brain’s amygdala (center of all emotions) may be overstimulated from daily stress or emotional trauma in the [...]
“Everything one encounters is preconsciously screened and classified as either good or bad, within a fraction of a second after encountering it.” ~John Bargh Have you ever had that “gut” reaction to someone when meeting them for the first time? You know… that instant “I like you or I hate you” one. Some people call it [...]
Are you a teen and live in the West? Then welcome to the new world. Even though no one is currently invading your country, there has been no generation before you that has been exposed to as much anger, violence, and bitterness as you. This stuff is in the movies, on the radio, in your [...]
The way eyesight and the eye itself are inseparable, anger is closely tied to the ego. Your success of transforming anger and reaching higher states of awareness depends on one skill – the ability to recognize your mental patterns and calling out the egocentric behavior. Hate to be blunt but I must – if you [...]
Another day I had a “chat” with Arnold Schwarzenegger (Ahnuld) and asked him to share with us his timeless wisdom and one of his favorite anger management techniques. What follows is a brief advice to be taken to heart if you truly want to be a “BIG DOG”. P.S. In case you’re having some difficulties with [...]
“Conquer yourself rather than the world.” This indeed seems to be the motto of the most inspiring and convincing people throughout human history. From today’s neuro-scientists and quantum physicists to the most famous sages in the past, all point to one simple fact – that heaven and hell is located between our ears. It is WE who determine [...]
Everyone wakes up on the wrong foot once in a while. Sometimes, on two wrong feet. “Why is this damn alarm clock so loud?” “Who put my toothbrush back in the cabinet?” “Why does the omelet have so many eggs in it?” On days like this, our family runs for the hills, and even a [...]
Do you ever get angry at angry people? You know… when someone flips you off at a parking lot for taking too long to park or when that jerk on the freeway drives as if he owns the road and endangers lives of us “grandmas” for the sake of his own enjoyment of speed? Getting ticked off [...]
Have you noticed how almost any anger management book or therapist will open up a conversation with “Anger is a normal and healthy emotion?” Seriously, almost anything you read starts with this phrase and then a minute later they start telling you how unhealthy it actually is. So which is it? Is normal or not normal? What about [...]