Anger

Learning To Listen To One Another

Mary Banham-Hall | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Parents
Mary Banham-Hall

My cajoling didn't work with my son, but losing my temper made the situation a million times worse. What did I expect? My son could not see I was upset or angry and stop and rationalise his fears about school, he was far too agitated himself.

Can Love Really Trump Hate?

Ed Shepherd | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK
Ed Shepherd

It's been reported that hate crime across the UK has increased by over 60% since Brexit, and a recent report by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance called out a number of politicians and institutions for inciting the rising xenophobia witnessed in the UK.

Giving Anger The Credit It Deserves

Izzy McRae | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Izzy McRae

I realised that what had made me angry was unfairness. In fact, what often makes me angry is unfairness. This anger drives me to try to improve things that I would be better to leave alone if I were acting purely in my self-interest

Redundancy - To Hell And Back To The Future

Cerys Aedy | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Cerys Aedy

These days I'm hearing more and more about the stress and heartache redundancy brings, so I decided to write a very personal piece reflecting the gamut of emotions I experienced whilst going through this very same process.

Brexit - Time to Get Serious About Compassion

Izzy McRae | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Izzy McRae

So last week I wrote about how to cope with other people's negative emotions. The following day, the Brexit result was announced. The result packed such a big emotional punch that even though I normally try to keep out of politics, I felt I had to write about it. Brexit shows how difficult it can be to remain compassionate and balanced in response to a slew of anger and hatred.

How to Stop Feeling Resentful

Karin Sieger | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Feeling resentful is normal. Doing resentment well is a skill. However, getting stuck in resentment takes energy and can leave us in a negative, dark and lonely place. What to do?

Cancer Surviour Guilt? How to Stop it Now

Karin Sieger | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Having a social, cultural and religious heritage that is well saturated with guilt (at least when I grew up), shame and guilt would be a constant companion and shadow that would weigh heavily on me. The essence of the intuitive and conscious belief was that 'I am bad'.

Forgiveness

Maggie Currie | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

If you or your life is "stuck", then it is well worth looking back to see if there is anything unforgiven in your past. Remember to forgive everyone, especially yourself. So many people trudge through their lives burdened with guilt for this or that, forgive yourself and let it go.

Anger Is Your Friend

Mia Doring | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mia Doring

Anger, like all of our emotional states, is pointing us towards a personal insight. Dig a little, without judging or self criticism, for what could be beneath the anger; maybe it's a value we didn't know we held, maybe it unearths a blind spot, maybe it shows us what we really care about.

Blame and Divorce

Mary Banham-Hall | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Banham-Hall

On the grieving cycle following death, loss or divorce, after the first shock and denial, people become angry and blaming, they may get depressed as they gradually detach from the other person and old life. Only then are they ready to move to dialogue and bargaining to sort everything out. Finally they will reach acceptance of the new life and be able to move on.

Anger Awareness Week: Five Steps to a Calmer You

Susannah Saunders | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Saunders

With Christmas around the corner, stress levels are naturally exacerbated and so it's important to equip yourself with strategies to overcome and manage your anger effectively. In line with Anger Awareness Week (1 - 7 December), here are five simple tips to enable you to deal with your pent-up rage in a healthy way:

Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

Marissa Asli Bangura | Posted 26.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marissa Asli Bangura

The exchange so fascinated me that it succeeded in briefly slowing my power-walk down to a leisurely stroll (unheard of during the morning rush hour in London!) before I was once again swept up in the unrelenting tide of fellow commuters.

Furious Man Caught Shouting At Teens Who Tried To Retrieve Ball From His Garden

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Parents

A man has been filmed shouting and swearing at a group of young teens, because they kicked a ball into his garden. The guy became irate after a gr...

Some Thoughts on Encouraging Reflective Self-Critique for Human Rights Activists & Advocates and Seekers of Social Justice

Noam Schimmel | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK
Noam Schimmel

I find myself asking these questions and being concerned with the issues they raise in relation to my human rights advocacy and social change efforts and those of others.

Labour Lacks Soul

Luke Bretherton | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK Politics
Luke Bretherton

The Labour Party is a party without love and without sin. It can thereby do no right and no wrong in its own eyes. And so in the eyes of everyone else it is a party without life and soul. And a party without life and soul is not one you want to be at.

Why Everyone Should Have A Relationship MOT.

Sacha Knop | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Knop

If you buy a car, it has usually been serviced so it runs wonderfully smoothly for a while. And we so enjoy it when our car drives effortlessly. When it develops a problem, a fault, which the things we use do, we take it to the garage where an expert fixes it

Don't Tell Me to Calm Down - The Worst Advice to Give When Someone is Angry

Tremaine du Preez | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tremaine du Preez

When our brain senses that we are being threatened by a word, a gesture or even a micro expression on someone's face, something incredible happens that is completely outside of your control. Activity in the frontal parts of the brain where rational thought occurs is suppressed.

Getting Angry Really Can Give You A Heart Attack, Study Finds

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We're used to seeing someone have a heart attack after getting angry in soap operas, but new research shows it can also happen in real life. Gettin...

When to Say 'F*ck That' to Gratitude

Claire Brummell | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

The challenge for a lot of us is that we try to use gratitude as a tool, to avoid, or distract ourselves from the other emotions we're feeling and experiencing. In short, to make ourselves feel better when we're really feeling something else instead.

Three Ways to Reduce Stress in the Morning

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

If you're one of those people that lack this disciplined morning routine and attempt to choose and iron your clothes, eat your breakfast, interact on social media, get the kids ready, pack your lunch, shower, reply to international emails, fuel the car and still remain calm then the chances are that the following tips will massively change your life for the better.

Three Things You Can Do to Reduce Stress After Work

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Stress is normal - and something that is experienced by everyone, no matter how relaxed they may seem on the outside. It is however how we manage and control our stress that separates us from each other...

To Troll, or Not to Troll?

Olga Levancuka | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech
Olga Levancuka

Even if the trolls are posting in response to the strange and at times controversial views of Katie Hopkins and others alike, the time to challenge the trolls has come. Because the trolls who provoke and the trolls who respond are no better.

How to Control Your Anger

Malminder Gill | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

Anger is an emotion naturally instilled in every person. The choice of using anger for a constructive purpose, or for destruction purposes exists in human beings. There are many options to consider in dealing with anger; resort to violence or hostile action, harbor resentment, become socially withdrawn or work to resolve the issue.

The Importance of Finding an Escapism

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

What is escapism? Escapism is a place where you can allow the stresses and tensions of your everyday life flow away and put your mind at thoughtful rest. It can be anything that alters your state and allows you to put your thoughts back in to a rational ordering.

Acceptance of Chronic Illness

Hafsa Momin | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Hafsa Momin

It is known that acceptance of long-term chronic illness is seen as a substantial problem in patients with chronic illnesses. Absence of acceptance can lead to clinical improvements being delayed considerably. It can also lead to poorer adherence to the current and ongoing medical treatment. They may be branded and judged by others as being in denial.