Healthy Anger

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ideas writing a letter and then throwing it away; talking out your anger with someone not associated to your anger; feel your anger; see a therapist to deal with unresolved anger.

Ramban’s Letter & Virginia Woolf

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This is a difficult post to write. Last week the following post suggested that anger is a terrible trait. They are even suggesting carrying the Ramban’s letter in one’s pocket, to remind you to “remove anger from your heart”. Anger just is. Everyone gets angry. So if you think you are removing it, most likely […]

Healthy Linking

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We should all be healthy: Soy not healthy: Soy Industry Promotes Health Myths to Sell More Soy Products Author Kaayla T. Daniel is challenging what she calls the myth that soy prevents breast cancer. “The truth is that soy protein contains dangerous levels of plant estrogens. Although not identical to human estrogens, these have been […]

Anger at a Parent

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Parent-teacher conferences the other night. When you go to parent-teacher conferences as a parent, it is supposed to be about your child. Not about you, the parent, or about how you felt as a child. But that does have a tendency to creep in. We are meeting with our 10th teacher of the night (we […]

Expressions of Anger

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Yesterday, I started posting about anger. My intention had been to write about every day anger and how various people handle it. However, a horrific tragedy gave me pause to focusing at present on the every day. I feel fortunate to have wonderful neighbors here in Highland Park of many different backgrounds. But the close […]

Exploring Anger

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I’d like to introduce a topic of interest to me, in hopes that it is of interest to you: repressing anger, expressing anger. What constitutes a healthy way of dealing with anger? What are unhealthy ways of dealing with anger? What do Jewish scholars have to say about anger? Psychologists? Bloggers? First, some definitions: Repression: […]