Teaching a mafia boss how to control anger must be like like sticking one’s head in a lion’s mouth. Most of the times the lion will behave, and once in a while… well, the circus will need a new trainer. Besides, how do you teach someone anger management if his survival depends on his enemies [continue reading...]
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.
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 [continue reading...]
Let me tell you a short story… – Once upon a time, on a beautiful sunny morning, a simple but enlightened being was passing through a village in an ancient India. Suddenly, a discourteous young man approached and began insulting him. “You have no right to teach others,” he shouted. “You are as stupid as [continue reading...]
Imagine a country without borders. There are no fences, no restrictions, no warning signs. Anyone can cruise through, set up camp and exploit its natural resources. If a land as this existed it would likely be trashed in a few years. No real country would allow this to happen yet we – people – permit [continue reading...]
“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 [continue reading...]
Everyone steps out of bed 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 [continue reading...]
Whether you feel angry, depressed, or even madly in love you can thank for that the most powerful pharmacologist in the universe – your brain. In the previous post “When Foods Attack – Can Your Dinner Make you Angry” I shared with you some diet items to avoid if you are trying to cope with [continue reading...]
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 need for speed? Steaming about angry [continue reading...]
The idea that diet and emotions are connected is not a new one; however the idea that you can control anger by watching what you eat has to sound pretty intriguing. Interestingly enough, some of the ancient wisdom traditions of the east and modern research singles out a few dietary culprits that can inflame our temper. According [continue reading...]
Its not a secret – it is impossible to be happy and angry at the same time. While it is commonly accepted that psychological effects of prolonged anger are very harmful very few ever mention the damage this tension can inflict on our true home – the body. This stressed state was useful in ancient times – [continue reading...]