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Anger Management and Self-Control

Greater self-control is the ultimate goal of anger management classes.  Gaining self-control reduces anger levels, stress levels and the negative consequences of problematic anger and related behaviors.   Working with the concept of emotional intelligence, anger management classes will teach skills and techniques that increase self-control. Self-control can be learned.  Building skills that enhance the awareness…

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Disruptive Anger in the Workplace

The workplace is a melting point of people from different backgrounds, cultures and communities. Conflicts and differences of opinion are bound to occur. Add to that deadlines, work pressures and responsibilities and you get an entire workplace drama. Newspapers frequently enumerate stories of employees going over the edge and shooting their colleagues or destroying company…

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Questions About Anger

Anyone who lives with an abusive partner knows how difficult it is to make it through the night. Anyone who works under a sullen boss knows how tough it is to make it through the day. Anger can shatter homes and destroy lives.   Remember the student who picked up his gun and took shots…

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The Disruptive Physician and Emotionality

Dedication, commitment, investment…hard work and vision.  These are the givens.  The personality characteristics that help those seeking a career in medicine succeed, however, can also be the very same characteristics that can eventually undermine the practitioner’s workplace effectiveness and personal well-being.  Most will enter training with an altruistic desire and vision to be of service,…

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