Show 106 Anger and Anxiety

Everybody is lit up and ready to strike. At anything. I was reading a post and in the comments accountants were fussing about what they knew to be true.


People who are trained to see it before they count it. But there they were, arguing points of minutia and ready to draw blood for it.

There is a better way. There are options you can use to rev it down a peg or two.

Don't let the dark voices get you down, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

Health News from NPR has more on the CVS/Aetna merger, looking at what consumers stand to lose or gain. CNBC interview with the honchos from CVS and Aetna on the proposed merger.

University of Florida Health Podcast with transcript on how doodling can help you feel better. Reader's Digest has a detailed but consumer friendly version of the study.

Google has an app called Auto Draw; you can draw lines and play with the AI or you can make full blown images that you can download. You can access the app from your phone, tablet or computer.

Brain Pickings and Ursula K. Le Guin on Anger on anger and anger management. You might also want to check out the Emotional Intelligence Tool Kit

Dr. Stan Hyman on Anger Management Techniques: 31 Tips to Tackle Your Temper

Tara Brach has a 55-minute class on the mindfulness of anger.

Five Reasons You Get Angry by Robert Tabbli, LCSW maybe one of these folks bears a passing resemblance to someone you know.

Gary from Pathway to Happiness has a different approach. In Understanding Anger: Why Anger Isn't Irrational.


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