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Why am I so angry

This is a regular question we get asked. Here is a brief summary of possible issues and how you need to tackle them. Anger is a great motivator, protects us from attack and helps us assert ourselves in the face of massive odds. It can be healthy but for many it is ruining relationships and…

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Anger Management…what is it really?

Before we look at Anger Management as a subject it is best that we understand what anger is and why we may like to manage it.   “More than one in ten (12%) say that they have trouble controlling their own anger”  Mental Health Foundation, Boiling Point Report   What is anger? In its essence…

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Bercow the bully? What came first the anger or the bullying?

In this article I will use our Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, as a vehicle for explaining a couple of significant factors that may go into developing a personality that expresses itself through anger. As this is written John Bercow’s behaviour and the possible ramifications for him personally are all over the…

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Do you have the January Emotional Hangover?

This brief post is for anyone who was finding the stress and pressure of daily life was guiding their thoughts towards working with Calm People towards the end of last year but then…….they swerved away.   December is traditionally a quiet time of the year for us at Calm People. I’ll explain why that is…

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Denial

Here at Calm People one of our primary concerns has always been how we may be able to get to people before it’s too late. That sounds dramatic and it may be a little over dramatic but the scenes we sometimes observe in our workshops as people tell their tales would suggest this is not…

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Stress….The Fuel that Anger Needs

All too often anger management and conflict management is really about stress management. The vast majority of the people we work with do not actually have a specific anger issue but they do have an unhealthy relationship with stress. Put it this way, have you noticed how when you are genuinely relaxed and calm and…

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Divorcing the healthy way – 5 Tips from our experts

It is worth being clear at the beginning of this article that involved, as we are, in emotional resilience and conflict management our business is about prevention rather than cure. The same is true about Howes Percival who would rather advise you in advance and help you avoid issues than clear up the mess afterwards….

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Jeremy Clarkson – He doesn’t just inform us about cars

  Jeremy Clarkson is in the news again. If he is not offending half the population of Argentina or apologising for using racially inappropriate terms in his attempt to remain laddishly popular, he is getting into arguments with colleagues. The current reason for him hitting the headlines (aside from it clearly being a slow news…

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Righteous Anger – The Power is Mine

   Let me be clear about one thing at the beginning of this brief article….Everyone gets angry. Anger is one of our core feelings that we are born with. It is part of our evolutionary process.      Maybe, just maybe, in several million years time this feeling may have evolved out of us but…

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