One of the magazines I read featured a recent editorial on that very subject.
Yes, I see a therapist monthly.
I figure you get you might get your eyebrows waxed, your hair coloured, hells bells, you might even get your face injected with botox etc.
So why not get a monthly mind tune up while you are at it! It is your most vital feature after all. Lets call her Denise, for indeed that is her name.
It is like going in for a mind purging sit down with an unjudgemental Aunt. I first started seeing her years ago. I remember arriving to her office, in tears of course, before pulling myself together and telling her that I was acutely aware that she charges by the hour, so lets cut out all of the social niceties and get down to business.
Over the years our relationship has changed. Sometimes there are old problems to solve, new strategies to pull together, or sometimes we just have a good old chat.
This week, we chatted. About life and living and stuff. Firstly, I asked her why I wait until the absolute last second to do anything. Denise told me that I work best under pressure, with adrenaline kicking in to propel me along swiftly, with one eye on the clock and the other stirring my brain up fast.
She told me that although I might work best that way, it is not ideal for my stress levels and the simplest thing to do is to bring all my deadlines forward by 24 hours. I spoke about the anger of people in general. Of people walking purposefully down the street, pushing others out of the way.
The sad epidemic of nasty separations and divorces that are happening all the time, in my circle of friends. I outlined to her how it disturbs me to read the amount of hate vomited onto keyboards in the realm of social media.
Now that everyone actually DOES have a voice, how come it has becoming socially acceptable to behave like a twat when using it? She spoke about the different kinds of anger.
Cognitive anger is where you brain gets all shirty, like when you are sitting in a traffic jam. You can then sift through all the shade of red until you get to Behaviourable anger, where things get really ugly.
Why were so many women angry? In relationships, in work, in life? And here is the kicker…. We tend to sulk. HUMPH Women tend to squash their anger deep down into the pit of our stomachs until, get this, it attacks our libido!
There is no interest in sexy time.
Why do we get angry at the people we love and care about? Anger can appear to be irrational but if you learn to look below the surface you will find the real causes of anger. When you find the real causes you can successfully overcome your anger. The One Thing All Angry Men Have in Common Dr. Thomas Harbin, a psychologist, anger management expert, and author of 'Beyond Anger', explains why so many men are so angry today — and what they can do to manage it. I don’t pretent to know why so many people are so angry. And I don’t pretend that I don’t have angry moments myself. But I do know that anger is rarely the answer to any problem, large or small.
We are too busy stewing. Then it seeps out our sides in the form of passive aggressive behavior until we cannot function anymore.
Of course, the key to keeping ourselves level is communication. Honest, calm and regular communication allows you to live relatively peacefully. Theoretically speaking… I am trying to become a new recruit to peaceful living.
I am learning to let out my angst in the matter of a whoopee cushion, rather than taking a pin to a balloon. Sometimes I falter and fall, and when I do, it is not pretty. I once frisbeed Mr.
For those wondering, it was soup. Living with anger is mind fuckery to the max. It clouds your brain and chokes the good stuff. Talk it out, my friend.“Most people report that they get angry once or twice a week,” Kassinove says, “but people who rate high for the anger trait become angry about once a day.
Holding on to anger for too long is another sign of trouble. We see patients who are still angry at people who . So why are we so damn angry about everything? On-line, in the street, in the ballot box, anger is the most dominant public emotion of our age.
So what are we so angry .
Why are people so angry about it? The main issue, as has been discussed on Reddit, Facebook, Twitter, and at the water cooler, Why we should also be thankful. At the risk of sounding controversial and speaking against “my own people” (my wife is subject to the 30% ruling), I believe that many expats are approaching this with an outsider.
Americans are angry. They are angry about school shootings and taxes and mistreatment and undeserved privilege and discrimination and government. There are differences between groups, but as a recent Esquire/NBC survey finds, the overall presence of rage is clear. Why is everyone so angry nowadays, and what is it doing to the world?
In the developed world we live in a blessed epoch, a time and a place where life has never been better. Infant mortality has been all but abolished, we have greater personal choice than ever before, we have access to technology that would have been seen as the stuff of. It is clear that we neither want to learn from history nor do we want to find solutions to problems.
Japan continues to be in a tailspin and you are left wondering what happened to the innovations that were being churned out with clock-like precision.