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A Tennis Pro’s Remarkable Anger Management Strategy

July 23, 2013 by  
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Tennis great Arthur Ashe used a remarkably effective strategy to deal with his anger during the 1975 Masters Tennis Tournament in Stockholm, Sweden.  Ashe was ahead in a close game against Illie Nastase, who was nicknamed “Nasty” Nastase for his bad temper and wild on-court antics.  During the game Nastase stalled, cursed, and taunted Ashe […]

A Powerful Strategy For Managing Your Anger

July 18, 2013 by  
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In order to effectively manage your anger, you need to identify your initial “anger inducing” thoughts.  In your first moment of anger, what thoughts or phrases often come rushing into your mind?  Check all that apply: □ “I won’t take this garbage from anybody!” □ “This is so unfair.” □ “This is impossible.  I can’t […]

How To Manage Your Anger (Part 2)

July 16, 2013 by  
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Anger can be a helpful signal that your rights are being violated or that your needs are not being met.  However, anger can become a problem, when it is your only response to stress.  Chronic anger not only stresses the body and mind, it can cause you to have more problems, especially when interacting with […]

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