What's Making You Angry?: 10 Steps to Transforming Anger So Everyone Wins

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PuddleDancer Press, Sep 1, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 32 pages
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The tenets of "Nonviolent Communication" are applied to a variety of settings, including the classroom and the home, in these booklets on how to resolve conflict peacefully. Illustrative exercises, sample stories, and role-playing activities offer the opportunity for self-evaluation, discovery, and application.
This step-by-step guide provides information on how to refocus attention when angry and create satisfying outcomes for everyone. If one can avoid moralistic judgments about the wrongness of the other person's behavior, anger can become as a life-enriching emotion and a window into personal needs and values.

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The authors believe that anger is a life-enriching emotion that can wake us up to what we need and value. Nonviolent Communication (NVC) offers a different approach to anger management. This concise ... Read full review


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Page 1 - When we are angry, three things are happening: 1) We are upset because we are not getting our needs met; 2) We are blaming someone or something else for not getting what we want; 3) We are about to speak or act in such a way that will almost guarantee we will not get what we need, or that we will later regret.

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By the young age of 16 Beth had experienced so many people barely surviving that it became her passion and mission to help people thrive. She took this passion into her work and co-founded Focused Attention, Inc. She is also the author of numerous books including;the Marriage Guide Series, the Meditation for Life Series And the forthcoming book Interviewed by God - A Spiritual Odyssey of Awakening. She has also Co-created the Pathway to Personal Freedom and the Art of Conscious Connection Seminar Series With her spiritual and life partner Neill Gibson. Collectively, Beth and Neill share over 60 years of experience exploring and synthesizing the work of many spiritual leaders and experts in the human potential movement. They draw on this experience to offer concrete, practical skills that help people exchange ideas and resources in harmony with their most deeply held values. Beth and Neill have inspired thousands of people around the world to change their personal and professional paradigms from the current norm of "the survival of the fittest" to a Power of We mindset, which is fundamental to the emerging new consciousness.

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