Tag Archives: anger management

Coping Skill 2/100: Music

Simple: Get your favorite music. Queue it up on your favored device, computer/laptop, smartphone, MP3 player, tablet or if you’re into the classic modes of music listening, fire up the old record player, Stereo system, CD player, etc. Music, as … Continue reading

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Coping skill 1/100: Do nothing

Yes, that’s right, do nothing other than sit or lay in a quiet space. While you’re sitting or laying sedentarily, you may find yourself settling your mind, your emotions. This is potentially a good space to practice mindfulness and observe sensations … Continue reading

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Does anxiety make you angry?

Are you “uptight” at times? Do you get irritable, irate, frustrated when the stuff hits the fan? You could be suffering from anxiety related anger. This is a common occurrence for anxious people in tough situations. It is part of … Continue reading

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Advocating for yourself (vs advocating for yourself x 1000)

Advocating for yourself is a very valuable life skill. Using assertiveness to express what your needs are and you are not shy in anticipating that your needs should likely be met. This is great when it comes to striving to achieve things … Continue reading

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Managing Your Feelings Using “I Feel” In Your Internal Dialogue

You are having strong feelings, let’s say you’re furious at someone who you think has done you wrong. Ideally, you’d use an “I feel” statement to to express how your feeling in a non-judgemental manner that is not insulting to … Continue reading

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The squeaky wheel gets…attention?

How many times has this happened to you? You want to ask for something from a friend, a family member, an employer, etc. You wait patiently but it never seems to come to fruition. Perhaps you consider yourself a well-mannered … Continue reading

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Elusive Happiness

Happiness does not always have to elude us. It seems like a simple question. Can I, could I, will I be happy? With the right components in place, you can definitely rediscover happiness…or at least contentment (close first cousin of happiness). Contentment … Continue reading

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