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Why you feel busy all the time (when you’re actually not)

Why you feel busy all the time (when you’re actually not) | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

Overwhelmed? It can seem like we’re busier than ever, but that’s not quite true, says Oliver Burkeman.

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Oliver Burkeman explains why we may be less busy than we think we are and what this means for our stress level.

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Is Your Child Stressed About a Test? Try this Simple Shift

Is Your Child Stressed About a Test? Try this Simple Shift | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

"Next time your student or your child is facing anxiety due to a speech or upcoming test, in addition to all of the conventional wisdom (prepare, organize, practice), let them know that their anxiety can be their ally."

 
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For both kids and adults facing big tests: Tips to harness the power of anxious energy for positive outcomes

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Are You Catching Other People's Emotions?

Are You Catching Other People's Emotions? | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Watch out: You might have caught a case of your co-worker's bad mood.
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Managing Disappointment -

Managing Disappointment - | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

Unexpected change in life? This quick read suggests healthy ways to manage an unanticipated circumstance.

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Unexpected change in life? This quick read suggests healthy ways to manage an unanticipated circumstance.

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Alfred & Shadow - A short story about emotions (education psychology health animation) - YouTube

Alfred is in love. He is also angry, shameful, scared, sad and lonley. His good friend Joy supports him in his constant fight against Shadow. Join the fight!...
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Alfred is in love. He is also angry, shameful, scared, sad and lonley. His good friend Joy supports him in his constant fight against Shadow. Join the fight! And maybe you will discover something new about your own emotions along the way.

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The 3 Most Important Questions You Could Ask Yourself When You're Stressed

The 3 Most Important Questions You Could Ask Yourself When You're Stressed | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Do you secretly thrive on stress?

While none of us would like to openly admit it, we sometimes indulge in the feelings that come from a tense situation. Whether it's pushing our work back until we're on the brink of a deadline or even just immers...
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5 Apps To Help You Destress

5 Apps To Help You Destress | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Traffic jams. Frantic emails from your boss. Office gossip. It’s hard not to be stressed these days. But the good news is that technolog
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The Mindfulness Practice of "Stopping & Dropping" - Stress Manual by the mindful coach

The Mindfulness Practice of "Stopping & Dropping" - Stress Manual by the mindful coach | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

The Mindfulness Practice of "STOPPING & DROPPING"   The 3 Goals of Stress Reduction Meditation are to:

  • Release daily stress.
  • Restore the emotions.
  • Reduce future stress.

PRACTICE: We practice the development of intention and attention. The 3 practices are:

  • “Stopping & Dropping” (to release daily stress)
  • “Opening & Smiling” (to restore the emotions)
  • “Inquiring to Understand” (to reduce future stress)
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The Mindful Coach offers tools for mindfulness stress reduction, grounding with stoping and droping. 

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, September 5, 2013 1:12 AM

easy to understand basic practice of mindfulness...

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Managing Stress - Brainsmart - BBC

Brainsmart website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/brainsmart/ Stress is all too natural. But here are some tips for keeping it under control.

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, July 29, 2013 1:07 AM

Fun and informative 2 minute video explaining the biological process of stress and how to handle stress more effectively. 

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5 ways to help someone control anger

5 ways to help someone control anger | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
How to help someone you care for control anger and restore the bond aggressive outbursts can break. If someone in your life is having trouble controll...
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Tips for how to respond when someone you care about struggles with anger. 

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11 Back to School Strategies for Parents - Jennifer Christian, M.A., LPC

11 Back to School Strategies for Parents - Jennifer Christian, M.A., LPC | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
11 coping strategies that help parents manage back to school stress and offer a little self-compassion in the midst of all the to dos.
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Jennifer Christian, M.A., LPC prescribes self-compassion for parents managing the back-to-school transition

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How to Curb Self-Defeating Habits - Mindful

How to Curb Self-Defeating Habits - Mindful | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Explore these five mindfulness practices to help you uncover and untangle from the feedback loop of negative thought patterns.
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"Thoughts are not facts, they can always be changed. The same holds true for attitudes and behaviors."

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Mindfulness of Anger - Mindful

Mindfulness of Anger - Mindful | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Take three minutes and try this mindfulness practice for dealing with one of our strongest emotions. 
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Got three minutes? Learn to deal with anger through this mindful practice!

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Got three minutes? Learn to deal with anger through this mindful practice!

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Coping with Burnout? Maybe Your Brain Is on Fire

Coping with Burnout? Maybe Your Brain Is on Fire | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Rewire your brain to see these afflictions as opportunities for embarking on a new path
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Great article about how to use stress as a potential opportunity toward more satisfaction in life.
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How to Turn Your Brain from Anger to Compassion

How to Turn Your Brain from Anger to Compassion | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Attention is like a spotlight—whatever it shines on becomes brighter in the mind. This knowledge can help us build compassion, says Paul Gilbert.
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Excellent article from UC Berkley showing how to manage anger in a healthy way that is lasting.  

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Stress Management Exercises

Stress Management Exercises | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Are you feeling stressed? These stress management exercises include relaxation techniques, time management, and other effective ways to deal with stress. Learn about symptoms and coping with stress.
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Stress is a very common experience. All of us, every day, experience stress. A variety of stress management exercises are available to help relieve stress and promote optimal levels of brain arousal.

When stress becomes too great, it begins to take a toll mentally, physically, and emotionally. 

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Creativity and the Everyday Brain with Rex Jung

Creativity and the Everyday Brain with Rex Jung | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
How do we prime our brains to take the meandering mental paths necessary for creativity? New techniques of brain imaging, Rex Jung says, are helping us gain a whole new view on the differences between intelligence, creativity, and personality.
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Creativity and intelligence work from very different places in the brain. Very cool interview with positive neuroscientist, Rex Jung!

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» Using Anger Constructively – An Angry Bird Philosophy - Mental Health Humor

» Using Anger Constructively – An Angry Bird Philosophy - Mental Health Humor | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

Emotions are emotional! Part of our emotional makeup includes anger! For many of us living with “mental health issues,” anger might seem to be the only emotion we truly understand.


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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, July 10, 2013 12:47 PM

Angry birds didn't get it right according to this clever article about the best ways to cope with anger. 

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50 Activities and Games Dealing With Anger

50 Activities and Games Dealing With Anger | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Over time, I have come across many anger-related activities from websites, blogs, and more. I decided to gather them all in one place and came up with a list of 50. If you have any other tools targ...
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Anger and Relationships

Anger and Relationships | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Many people struggle with anger. We may have numerous, overwhelming commitments to family, home-life, work, school, and community that can leave us feeling depleted and stressed. It seems there are...
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