Tag Archives: anger

The Anxiety in Spain Falls Mainly in the Plain

In the mail yesterday I received a new counselor recommended workbook called The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety. I spent about 30 minutes today flipping through it to get an idea about the book, its principles, and its tone. The … Continue reading

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Foes, and Other Assholes

    I have been heavy of heart this week. I will not go into the details, but the details brought on larger topics for my brain to digest. As I write this, please do not think I am taking … Continue reading

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Frustrated About Frustration

A Keen Observation by My Wife: During a discussion the other day, my wife said that she has noticed me getting frustrated about being frustrated (when I get frustrated). This is a very astute observation: I get mad at myself … Continue reading

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To You (You Probably Think This Post Is About You)

As the family illness eats you up, and your hatred and self-loathing fuel your descent into premature dementia, remember this, you cannot harm me. I am surrounded by love and support. We hold each other up as we walk into … Continue reading

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The OA (Original Abuser): A Course In Anger Management

I am 43 years old. As I look back at my life, I realize that I have had to deal with many persons that had similar psychological issues as my original abuser. This occurred in school, the Armed Forces, and … Continue reading

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Giddy-up Trigger!

If I have learned two things in my 42 years of existence they are these: never say “damn, how could things get worse,” or, “things are really great right now.” If you do, you are guaranteeing yourself to have a … Continue reading

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We Hate

Mankind has always tried To eliminate~alienate~destroy That which is different~ Undefined~unlike ourselves And our kin. We Hate. History is filled with pages About inquisitions~crusades~ Armadas~missionaries~segregation~ Woman’s lib~civil rights~gay marriage~ Lynchings~dragging deaths~bullying~ Monstrous Monsters. We Hate. We despise what we cannot define, … Continue reading

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