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Directing Anger Toward Others

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Anger

Those who were told in childhood to avoid anger may never come to know what their anger is all about. Thus, they fear the emergence of angry feelings and when their anger is triggered, they may find themselves out of control. Indeed, for those who are unfamiliar with anger, the likelihood of catapulting into rage becomes a real possibility. When …

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Anger & Relationships

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Anger

Managing a Powerful Emotion All of us get angry – although some people might not like to believe this. Anger is an emotion that can occur when there is a threat to our self-esteem, our bodies, our property, our ways of seeing the world, or our desires. People differ in what makes them angry. Some people will perceive an event …

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Communication & Relationships

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Communication skills

Effective communication is authentic – meaning honest and congruent. Say what you think or feel, and mean what you say. You probably assume you already do this, yet dishonesty is more common than you might guess (we often even fool ourselves about our own dishonesty). When you outwardly agree but inwardly don’t, you are being dishonest. Whether you want to: …

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Effective Communication

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Communication skills

Communication is so important that it can make or break a relationship. It is critical to the success of a relationship and instantly reflects your self-esteem, for better or for worse. Assertive communication commands respect, projects confidence, and inspires influence. It is respectful, direct, honest, open, non-threatening and non-defensive. It is not demanding, aggressive, or manipulative. Communication is learned. With …

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Resolving Conflicts

Conflicts and disagreements are unavoidable. As long as relationships exist, conflicts and disagreements will always be part of them. As soon as you put two human beings together, you have two cultures, two backgrounds, two frame of reference, two mindset, two families of origin, two ways of doing things etc Depending of the family of origin and even the culture …

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Ovecoming Anxiety

Are you constantly tense, worried, or on edge? Does your anxiety interfere with your work, school, or family responsibilities? Are you overwhelmed by fears that you know are irrational, but can’t shake? Do you avoid situations or activities because they cause you anxiety? Do you experience unexpected attacks of heart-pounding panic? If you identify with several of the following signs …

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Treating Anxiety

New research suggests that individual cognitive-behavioral therapy may be more effective than pharmacotherapy and self-help interventions for treating adult patients with social anxiety disorder. According to the lead author, Evan Mayo-Wilson, DPhil, “There’s a push in a lot of healthcare services to move towards a stepped-care model, where you’re trying to save money by doing therapy in groups. But we …

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Divorce & Children

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Effects of Divorce on Children

A drop in parents’ income often caused by the same income now supporting two households directly affects children over time in terms of good nutrition, involvement in extracurricular activities, clothing, and school choices. Sometimes a parent who had stayed home with the children is forced into the workplace and the children experience an increase in time in child care. A …

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Steps to work on your marriage

– Identify the complaints or dissatisfactions that one or both of you are experiencing Communicating and beginning to develop a strategy for making changes is the first step to improving your marriage. Sometimes just acknowledging the problems in your relationship can change the tone of the relationship, even before you make changes. – Commit to train yourself to make changes …

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Healthy Boundaries For Healthy Relationships

In the process of growth, bonding and connecting is the important first stage. Once the bonding is established, another process takes place, the process of separateness. Separateness is an important aspect of human identity as we are to be connected to others without losing our identity and individuality. We are to develop and master the art of being connected without …

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