All parents get angry sometimes, but research clearly suggests that the amount of anger expressed in the family will have a negative impact on a child’s performance in nearly every important area of life. When Anger Hurts Your Kids brings together the practical lessons of a two-year study of 285 parents. Learn how to tell if your family has anger problems, how to combat the 18 mistaken beliefs that fuel anger, and how to practice the art of problem-solving communication-skills that will let you feel more effective as a parent and let your kids grow up free of anger’s damaging effects.
Anger is the most important psychological problem confronting the world today. This book, devoid of “psycho-babble,” addresses the real world needs of individuals struggling to manage their anger. Once the origins of anger are explained, readers are given tools to help them choose an emotion, other than anger, that helps them be more assertive, helps them solve life’s problems, and results in their being better parents and experiencing richer, more satisfying relationships. Exercises throughout the book are designed to help readers apply principles to their everyday experiences with anger.
This excellent classic helps women and men turn anger into a constructive force. Lerner moves readers away from silence, ineffective fighting and blame as she explains how relationship patterns operate and how to change one’s own steps in the dance. This audiobook addresses the difficulties and effort involved in changing established patterns. (Audiobook CD – 180 minutes)
Potter-Efron makes anger control a manageable skill that anybody can learn. Through an engaging combination of incisive questions, realistic scenarios, and interactive strategies, his workbook helps people gain an awareness of angry thoughts, feelings, and actions. Thirty-six exercises help readers learn what triggers anger, how to recognize and avoid danger situations, how to diffuse anger when it flares up, and how to turn rage into energy for finding solutions. The book also offers relaxation techniques and suggestions for resolving underlying frustrations that keep anger at the boiling point. (WORKBOOK)
In this helpful manual, Weisinger offers a collection of special tests to aid in determining the root of the anger problem, and a series of proven exercises to help vent anger in a more positive fashion and learn to use the emotion creatively. (BOOK)