Anger Articles

Emotional Regulation Skills – How Not to Be at the Mercy of Your Feelings

Do your emotions see you acting out before you can stop yourself? Known for being impulsive, or even volatile? Emotional regulation skills don’t come naturally for everyone, but can be learned.  What is emotional self-regulation? In our previous article, ‘Emotional Self-Regulation – Struggle to Stay Calm?”, we explained how it’s your ability to monitor and...

Emotional Self Regulation – What is it All About?

Act before you think? Say things only to regret all? Explode your emotions onto others despite promising not to? Your issue might be emotional self-regulation. What is emotional self regulation? Emotional self-regulation is psychology speak for an ability to control your emotional responses in an acceptable and productive way. You know how to take charge...

The Different Types of Anger and Rage

Has someone said you have an anger problem? Or do you know that your rage is out of control? Different types of anger can cause different issues, and rage is connected to several  mental health diagnoses. What is anger? A brief introduction Anger and rage come from the same beginning. We feel frustrated, irritated, and...

Righteous Indignation – How Useful Is It, Really?

by Andrea Blundell Love to get fired up and set others straight? And defend what you ‘know’ to be true? How useful is your ‘righteous indignation’, and what could make it more worthwhile? What is righteous indignation? Indignation itself can be a run-of-the-mill conflict pattern in relationships, a perfect defence against shame. How dare you...

Anger Issues – Surprising Signs this Might Be You

Do others see you as a ‘nice’ person? And you are very invested in seeing yourself this way? But then someone close to you has suggested you actually have anger issues? What are Anger Issues? Anger issues do not necessarily mean you are always flying off the hook and sabotaging your life with fits of...

What Are Repressed Emotions?

We all hide our emotions now and then. If we are upset about a fight with our partner in the morning we do our best to not burst into tears at our meeting at the office. But being private with how you feel is different than the more serious (if possibly connected) issue of suffering...

12 Steps to Overcoming Bitterness

Anger involves outrage followed by action, as you decide how best to handle your situation. Bitterness can feel worse than anger because it involves feeling helpless. Referred to as ’embitterment’ in psychology circles, bitterness happens when you feel there is no action left to take because everything is out of your control. While it might...