Rumination, or dwelling on anger or hurt after a conflict, isn’t a helpful habit. To stop ruminating at night or any other time you find yourself dwelling on your distress, here’s a thought exercise to help you stop the endless and potentially harmful loop.
Cultivating emotional agility
Anger is a signal, not a defect.
We’ll call this the George Takei method.
Use a centering question to get your balance back.
I blew my top and my friend surprised me.
Just because they happen to be the one standing in front of you…
Access your good skills when you need them most.
What a good use of 10 minutes.
Just a trip down memory lane.
I’ve written that anger is a messenger that won’t shut up until its message is heard and understood. But if the anger is so big or so loud you can’t hear straight, there are things you can do to help someone calm down. And a few things you shouldn’t do…like these five missteps. I’ve written […]