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Managing Stress Through the Holidays

The holidays can be fun, yet very stressful. For many, spending time with the family is a joyous occasion. However, for some it can be very stressful and conflicting. There are many contributing factors to stress during the holidays. These include: financial stressors, choosing the right gift, familial stressors, increases in alcohol and drug use,…
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December 14, 2011 1

When Making A Decision Is Difficult

Making decisions are challenging. You don’t know whether the decision you make will result in a satisfactory outcome. Or maybe, you are concerned with regretting the decision you make today. Making decisions are stressful at times, thus, as part of stress management, it’s important to look at not only what get’s in the way of making decisions, but to review some strategies and some helpful tips to aid with the process of important decisions.


December 13, 2011 0

Managing Your Stress Through the Holiday Season

Managing stress through the holiday season with 16 helpful tips.


December 7, 2011 1

There is No Reality, Only Perception

“There is no reality—only perception.” Jay McGraw in Life Strategies for Teens “You don’t react to what happens to you (in this instance, someone saying “hi”), but you react to your interpretation of what happens to you (in this instance, how you interpret what that “hi” means). How you see and interpret certain events is…
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November 21, 2011 0

Anger Management 818 team at the North Hollywood Taco Cook Off

Anger Management 818 participated in the North Hollywood Taco Cook Off on Saturday September 24, 2011. Our team had a booth at the event and handed out tips and information sheets on ways to handle anger. The information was received well by the community and our team enjoyed being at the event. http://www.nohofoodtruckfest.com/


October 27, 2011 1

Anger Management 818 team at the Sherman Oaks Street Fair

The Sherman Oaks Street Fair was Sunday October 16, 2011 and Anger Management 818 had a booth at the event. We handed out promotional items and information on healthy ways to handle anger. We also had games for parents and children to play. This event attracted over 80,000 people from the San Fernando Valley and…
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October 27, 2011 0

Anger Management 818 at the Sherman Oaks Farmer’s Market

Anger Management 818 is proud to announce its participation in the Sherman Oaks Farmer’s Market. Our team had a booth at the market in June and September and plans to be there again on Saturday December 17. The Sherman Oaks Farmer’s Market is every Saturday from 8am-1pm at the 101 Freeway and Sepulveda. http://members.shermanoakschamber.org/Events/details/sherman-oaks-community-farmers-market-12-17-2011


October 27, 2011 0

Disrespect

In anger management, the words “respect” and “disrespect” are heard often. Mostly it is about how someone else is disrespectful. So let’s think about what it means to be or feel disrespected. First, let’s define the term “Respect.” According to Dictionary.com, respect is defined as deference to a right, privilege, privileged position; proper acceptance or…
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October 7, 2011 6

Three Key Thoughts that can Defuse Anger Quickly

Sometimes it is hard to remember all the tips and remedies for defusing anger. When you experience a situation with someone that results in feeling upset, the following three principles are basic to dispelling and/or preventing anger from arising. 1. Think: This situation is not meant personally against me. This person is having a bad…
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October 7, 2011 1

Thought Triggers to Anger

Our thought patterns play a pertinent role with our feelings. Here are some triggering thoughts to anger. If you recognize some of them for yourself, it would be useful to contact an anger management counselor to help you.


September 1, 2011 1