Articles about Anger

Get Off The Raging River

October 4th, 2016 / No Comments »

Interpersonal anger can seem a lot like a wild, whitewater river, rushing us along swiftly until we crash into the rocks. It feels like one step leads inevitably to another, without options or choice. If you’ve had that experience with rage, you might want to slow your actions down and see that there are actually [...]

The Tyranny Of Being Right

April 27th, 2015 / No Comments »

As I was thinking about the topic for my blog for April, I kept coming back to the notion of spring cleaning, and how we can “spring clean” not just our houses, cars or desks, but our minds.  It is time to take out the trash, so to speak, inside our own heads.  What are [...]

The Other Person is Never the Problem

December 24th, 2012 / No Comments »

Reposted from Zen Habits, Dec. 21, 2012. Post written by Leo Babauta. In countless little ways each day, we blame other people for our frustrations. They irritate us, don’t do things the right way, are incompetent, rude, inconsiderate, bad drivers, too slow, not tidy, boring, uncaring. And yet, we will always be frustrated if we [...]

What puts people at ease?

October 25th, 2011 / No Comments »

Amazing article from Dr. RIck Hanson on how to avoid being perceived as threatening when communicating with others.

3 Steps to Working with Anger

May 13th, 2009 / No Comments »

By Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. May 13, 2009 In his book Taming the Tiger Within: Meditations for Transforming Difficult Emotions, acclaimed author and Buddhist Monk Thich Nhat Hanh writes: Recognize and embrace your anger when it manifests itself. Care for it with tenderness rather than suppressing it. In an earlier article I wrote about the difference [...]