Anger

Mood Tracking

Mood Tracking

Therapists frequently suggest tracking your moods in order to understand which triggers or situations lead to certain emotions. If you are seeing a counselor or doctor for any mood symptoms, this can be a helpful tool to update them with in between appointments, make the appointments go smoother, and assist you in staying on topic. Having your moods tracked will help you communicate how you have been feeling if you struggle describing it. It also helps to look back at your mood journal to see how far you have come and what you are capable of accomplishing.

How To De-Escalate An Argument Quickly

How To De-Escalate An Argument Quickly

Arguments tend to gain momentum. What usually starts out as a reasonable, casual discussion, can quickly lead to nit-picking and screaming. In the moment, an argument can make you feel as if you are totally out of control. The key thing to do during these times is to attempt to take control over your actions.

Emotional Regulation Explained

Emotional Regulation Explained

Emotions can get the best of everyone at times. We tend to lose control of our emotions during an argument, after a personal failure, or when we are concerned about a loved ones. If we leave our emotions unchecked, it can lead to regretful actions or words used in the heat of the moment. And it is not always our anger or sadness that has the ability to lead us to bad decisions, it can be happiness or excitement in certain contexts, if not regulated. Have you ever made a plan with someone based off being in an exceptionally good mood, only to realize the next day you have little interest in fulfilling your new obligation? This is where emotional regulation comes in.

What Is Anger Management?

What Is Anger Management?

Anger management is a psycho-therapeutic program for anger prevention and control. It consists of learning what causes your anger and finding healthy ways to express your feelings, without lashing out. Anger management is not about suppressing angry feelings, but learning how to productively use your emotions to convey your thoughts and emotions. Anger is a very normal emotion that we all feel. Once you learn how to express it appropriately, it should lessen the negative effects that anger has your life. You can learn anger management skills on your own by reading books or finding legitimate resources. Most people prefer to take an anger management class or work with a licensed therapist.

Why is Therapy Not Working For Me?

Why is Therapy Not Working For Me?

If after a reasonable amount of sessions you feel like no progress in therapy has been made, you should ask yourself the following questions.

How To Help Your Child When They Are Aggressive

How To Help Your Child When They Are Aggressive

It is understandable that when your child acts aggressively, you feel overwhelmed. You may not know what to do or where to turn. Try not to panic, your child’s aggressive behaviors can be helped. Although medication can help to reduce symptoms of ADHD, anxiety, and other mood disorders, it will not fix behavior. The key to reducing behaviors is a behavioral approach that involves both you and your child. Here are some ways to help your child.

When To Take A Mental Health Day

When To Take A Mental Health Day

Everyone feels mentally overwhelmed at times - it’s normal. But when does it become a problem? Here’s some circumstances that may require a mental health day.

What Causes Road Rage?

What Causes Road Rage?

Nearly 80% of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. It begs the question - what’s causing all the anger and is there something deeper going on than just road rage?

How to Minimize Conflict This Holiday Season

How to Minimize Conflict This Holiday Season

Here are some ways you can handle conflicts and holiday stress this season!

Bobo Doll Experiment Explained

Bobo Doll Experiment Explained

Albert Bandura is an influential social cognitive psychologist who is known for his social learning theory, the concept of self-efficacy, and his famous bobo doll experiments. During the 1960s, he conducted the Bobo doll experiments, which studied observational learning.

What is borderline personality disorder?

What is borderline personality disorder?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder characterized by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships. It is marked by patterns of varying moods, self-image, and behavior. As a result of these patterns, someone who is diagnosed with BPD often engages in impulsive actions, which can lead to problematic relationships. They often experience intense episodes of anger, depression, and anxiety that lasts anywhere from a few hours to days.

Why Everyone Needs A Life Coach

Why Everyone Needs A Life Coach

A life coach could be the difference between and average life, and a life of your dreams.

The Best Instagram Accounts For Mental Health

The Best Instagram Accounts For Mental Health

Looking for some new instagram accounts to follow? We’ve compiled a list of a few of the best accounts to follow for your mental health. Take a look!

How to Stop Jumping to Conclusions

How to Stop Jumping to Conclusions

When we jump to conclusions, we tend to draw negative conclusions without evidence. This usually happens in two ways: mind reading and fortune telling. Mind reading is when someone assumes that others have negative intentions. Fortune telling is when someone is predicting a negative future outcome before the event has occurred. Here are five ways that can help to stop you from jumping to conclusions.