Anger : Handling a Powerful Emotion in a Healthy Way

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CAGE THE RAGE WITH CLARITY AND CONFIDENCE."A relative makes a tactless comment about your child's weight. The guy behind you on the expressway follows too closely. Your spouse lets the gas tank go down to empty . . . again. " Getting angry is easy. Daily irritations, frustrations, and pain poke at us. Feelings of disappointment, hurt, rejection, and embarrassment prod in us. And once the unwieldy cluster of emotions of anger are aroused, our thoughts and actions can feel out of control and impossible to manage.Dr. Gary Chapman, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "The 5 Love Languages"(R), offers helpful-and sometimes surprising-insights into why you get angry and what you can do about it. Using real-life stories and practical principles, Chapman explains how you can channel anger in ways that are healthy and productive. You'll also be equipped to help those you love (including your children) deal with their own anger, as well as effectively deal with those long-simmering feelings of anger toward people in your past.Includes an assessment that will help you discover your personal propensity toward handling anger and how to effectively tame it when it more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 317.51g
  • Northfield Publishing,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 1881273881
  • 9781881273882
  • 40,666

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INCLUDES A PERSONAL ANGER ASSESSMENT designed to help you see hose you manage anger.Are you handling your anger, or is your anger handling you?Life is full of frustrations-some big, some little. And while you might not be ready to blow a gasket, it's easy to get angry in the wake of rejection, hurt, or embarrassment-and anger can have a really tight grip. In "Anger: Taming a Powerful Emotion," Dr. Gary Chapman offers helpful (and sometimes surprising) insights into why you get angry and what you can do about it. Using real-life examples of transformed lives and relationships, Chapman explains how to: Recognize the difference between "bad" and "good" angerUse anger to motivate you toward positive changeRelease long-simmering resentmentTeach others (like your children) how to deal with angerAnger is a reality of life, but it doesn't have to control our lives. Learn how to handle anger and use it for good."Includes reflection questions in each chapter and a 13-session discussion guide that's perfect for small groups, workplace studies, and book clubs."show more

About Gary Chapman

GARY CHAPMAN--author, speaker, counselor--has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the #1 bestselling author of "The 5 Love Languages" series and director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information visit his website at more

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