A Peace of My Mind
A Therapist's Guide to Handling Anger and Other Negative Emotions!Book - 2008 | 1st ed.
Anger is the most powerful and destructive of all emotions. Properly handled, anger can motivate and empower us to make changes. Inappropriately unleashed, it can destroy lives and relationships. This manual is your complete reference for how to manage your anger so it does not control you. Written in an eminently readable style, by a husband and wife team with more than 20 years/ combined experience teaching people just like you how to practice a few simple skills that will change your life!You will learn:--How to handle difficult and painful emotions in ways that put YOU in control of your reactions.--The concepts of brain function that either enable or prohibit positive responses to emotionally upsetting situations.--Why anger is considered a "secondary emotion"; whenever we feel it, we have felt something else first that is leading to our response.--Why taking time away from an upsetting event enhances our ability to deal with it in a positive manner.--How and why men and women are different in their responses to anger and a number of other emotions.--Relationship skills that not only bring you closer to your loved ones, but will also lead to a happier, more fulfilling life for all of you.--How to take care of yourself if you find yourself in a relationship with a partner who struggles with an anger problem.
Alternative Title: Handling anger and other negative emotions!
Publisher: Manitowoc, Wis. : Blue Waters Publications, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 152.47
Characteristics: 300 p.: ill. ; 22 cm.
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