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Tag: anger management

Sick All The Time? Maybe It’s Because You’re So Angry.

Posted on July 12th, 2019

Has anyone ever warned you to stop getting so angry and bitter or you’ll make yourself sick? Far from an old wives’ tale, the negative impact that anger has on your health is thoroughly backed up by science.  When you get angry, your body starts to release two chemicals designed to help you fight a […]

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A Tale of Two Singletons: Part Two – Let Down Your Long Hair

Posted on April 9th, 2016

This is the second part of a two-part series. To read the first part, click here. The other eternally single friend In my last post, I talked about one kind of eternally single friend that we all seem to have: the type who we know is awesome, isn’t shy about meeting people and always seems […]

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How to Tell if You’re an Emotional Abuser

Posted on November 18th, 2015

Do you often feel let down or undermined by your partner, or that they’re deliberately trying to wind you up or push your buttons? Do you find yourself lashing out? Shouting? Swearing at them? Treating them in ways you never could have imagined you would when you first fell in love? If so, it sounds like you […]

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Life’s Too Precious to Waste Wallowing in the Past – what to do if you can’t heal from divorce

Posted on October 1st, 2015

How many times this week have you mentally replayed a fight that you had with your ex? I want you to answer honestly. Maybe not an actual fight – maybe you pictured what you would or should have said to them. Maybe you picture a confrontation you never had, or the killer blow you wish you’d delivered […]

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Accept What You Can’t Change, Change What You Can’t Accept

Posted on August 19th, 2015

How much time did you waste in your last relationship hoping your partner would change? How much time did you waste complaining about the situation — but doing nothing about it? Perhaps you stayed with your ex for far longer than you should have done, just willing things to get better. Perhaps you’re angry with yourself, […]

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Give Yourself And Your Kids A Break: You Can’t Be Happy All The Time

Posted on August 6th, 2015

The social media showcase When you picked up your phone this morning, what was the first thing you did? Did you have a quick skim through Facebook or Instagram? Take a sneaky peak at who “liked” that photo of you out having fun? Did you feel your mood sagging slightly if no one noticed – or get […]

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Are You a Closet Bunny Boiler?

Posted on March 20th, 2015

Be honest, do you sometimes plan or even carry out rage-fueled revenge plots like in the movie Gone Girl? Or worse, when you watched Glenn Close boil Michael Douglas’s bunny, did you secretly nod in sympathy? Find out right now for sure if you’re a closet bunny boiler. Take our free quiz: The ‘How Messed Up […]

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Anger: How to Tame Our Temper

Posted on March 12th, 2014

We have all been there: the rising tension, the increase in heart rate, the feeling that we could explode – yes, we have all been angry. We have also probably been told that controlling our anger is ‘good’. And yet, more and more, people are recognizing that they are angry too often and that their […]

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The Danger of Suppression: Don’t Bottle Up Your Emotions

Posted on August 29th, 2013

Any serious scientist will be familiar with the assertion that stress causes a compromised immune system. A recent study by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health has finally put this long-held knowledge into perspective, deciphering that those who bottle up their feelings have a cardiovascular disease risk of 140 percent and a risk of […]

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How Do You Heal Anger When You Want to Rip Someone’s Head Off?

Posted on May 12th, 2013

What do you do when you are so angry you want to rip someone’s head off? You actually think you COULD drown your kids or bash someone with your shopping trolley and you are not sure how to control it. In those moments, if another hippy tells you “you need to relax” or recommends that […]

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