More on Fear and Anger

When ever you’re angry, ask yourself, what am I afraid of? Emotions of fear and anger are primitive and based in the ancient limbic region, particularly the amygdala.  This is currently the focus of great interest for youth, in terms of brain development. Master Yoda said, “Fear is the path to the dark side.  Fear… Continue reading More on Fear and Anger

Identifying Signs of Anger

“If you are patient in one moment of anger you will avoid 100 days of sorrow.” Confuscious Many people who have not learned to understand anger within themselves struggle to recognize it as it approaches, only becoming aware once it has exploded and become overwhelming. Learning to identify anger as it begins to escalate is… Continue reading Identifying Signs of Anger

Anger and Self Talk

Self-talk is that “little voice inside your head”. It is what you tell yourself about yourself, or about a situation. Self-talk can be positive, like when you tell yourself “I can do this” to help you get through something you’re nervous about. Or, it can be negative, like when you tell yourself “I’m so stupid”… Continue reading Anger and Self Talk