Is My Child a Kleptomaniac?

Last week in an article about apologizing, I confessed to stealing a friend’s hair brush when I was six. That brush burned a hole in the back of my closet until the unbearable guilt ratted me out to my Mom. She marched me over to my friend’s house and stood at a...
Mad As Hell: Part Four Anger Issues

Mad As Hell: Part Four Anger Issues

Help, I live with someone who has anger issues and they get mad as hell! We all know people who express their anger loudly and aggressively. They think that’s the best way to handle it and society as a whole has supported that notion. ‘Let it all hang out’ was the...

Follow Up to Mad As Hell

The last post inspired me to take a more serious look at anger. Anger can too often be the elephant in the room, or maybe more aptly, the tiger in the corner, that people try to avoid.Today on PsychCentral I posted another take on Mad As Hell: Anger and the Economy....

Mad As Hell: Anger and the Economy

There is so much to be mad about these days. People are enraged by corporate greed, lost jobs, ineffective government, Bernie Madoff. And that's just the tip of the ice berg. The worst thing about being angry about anything associated with the economy is how...