Making friends with your pain, your anger is not easy. But when you allow yourself to feel, to have your pain or anger or anxiety you can stop fighting. You save your energy so you can invest it in living. It’s difficult. I know. I am facing some uncomfortable emotions and pain that is honestly … More Can You Make Friends With Your Anger?
Can’t figure out why you are so angry? Just accept it and save your energy for the important things. ___ Lately I have been getting angry at really stupid things. I am not an angry person, so it’s weird. I get angry at traffic, at the internet, at the laptop I am using right now, … More It’s Time That We Talk a Little Bit About Anger
Your anger is screaming for your attention. Are you listening? ____ The angry person can be a little scary. But the person who is truly scary is the one who is no longer angry. Sometimes you can move past your anger, but not in a good way. One of my therapy client’s put it this … More The Person Who is No Longer Angry is Scary
An adult child of divorce faces the facts that good did come out of it for him and his brother. ___ Mom and Dad, When I heard that you were getting a divorce, I cried. The pain seemed to ball up inside like an unexpressed fist. Even after 25 years, that season of our lives is … More Dear Divorced Parents, Could Divorce Make Your Kids Lives Better?
I love my kids, but sometimes I can’t stand them. Some people are unable to have children and here I am whining about my frustrations about my kids? Yes, I am. Sometimes love means that we get really frustrated with each other, but that doesn’t mean we are quitting. I love being a dad and … More I Love my Kids, but Sometimes I Can’t Stand Them
It is time that we stand up and demand that Happy hour be relabled as the unHappy Hour. I refuse to go to Happy Hour. At least not Happy Hour, in a bar. It’s not that I don’t enjoy a drink now and then. I don’t like Happy Hour because I have trust issues. My trust … More unHappy Hour?
When I get angry, really angry, I lose IQ points. I call this stupid-angry. Any intelligence that I have when I am rational disappears when I become stupid-angry. Stupid-angry feels like I have drunk a 26 of emotional whiskey. My brain feels like it is moving in super fast Ninja speed, but what comes out … More Stupid Anger