“The Rage Within”

“The Rage Within”

Guidelines For Managing Anger We can agree that most of us have experienced anger.  Some of us have cringed under the rage in our families when growing up, struggled with it in ourselves, or felt it toward our friends.  Some have shocked others with volcanoes of anger.  However, rage is not just a personal enemy.  Evidence abounds that we live in a mad, mad, mad, mad world today!   Research...

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Four Truths About Anger Over The Presidential Election

Four Truths About Anger Over The Presidential Election

Millions of people from all across the nation voted for the candidate that they believed would be the best choice as the next President of the United States.  If you voted, and your candidate for President wasn’t elected, then you are probably experiencing a number of emotions:  You might be feeling sad, disappointed, confused, hopeless, numb… but for some people, the feeling that may...

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How Should We Deal With Anger?

How Should We Deal With Anger?

Tip #1 Confess it. Denying your feelings will only cause you to stay angry longer. Whether or not you acknowledge the emotion, its poison will continue to affect you. By harboring anger, you will never know the fullness of peace and joy. Tip #2 Identify the nature and source. If you don’t identify the root of the problem, you could lash out at someone who did nothing wrong. For instance,...

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The Consequences of Anger

The Consequences of Anger

To ourselves: 1. Your relationships with other people will suffer. For example, a marriage will not thrive if one or both spouses become angry and refuse to address the problem. 2. You will develop a critical spirit. Bitter people often become judgmental in an effort to justify their negative feelings. 3. You will lack peace. Hostility makes you restless and robs you of joy. 4. Anger leads to...

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