Like it or not, anger is a natural emotion. Aggression and violence is unacceptable in everyday social settings; yet sublimating anger has negative consequences as well. Is there a positive way
to experience and express anger?
Anger is a primordial emotion. Evolving over multiple millennia to enhance survival, allowing Man to become Lord of the Jungle, the aggression and violence caused by anger in the modern world now
threatens safety. In attempting to protect us from threats that no longer exist, anger that rages out of control harms us and those around us.
A hot, new trend in Las Vegas is the Divorce Party. Let’s face it, divorce is no longer an isolated event, and it was only a matter of time until it became yet another excuse for a party. But
there is a positive side to this phenomenon.
Whether you see the glass as half empty or half full, you are right. You may see the world as a dangerous place requiring constant vigilance, or as generally safe. Such an attitude extends beyond
mere pessimism vs. optimism. Rather, it reflects how you feel about yourself.
Imagine going to a dentist. Fear of dental procedures is right up there with fears of flying, snakes, spiders, making a speech in public, and dying. Thinking about pain, and the anticipation of
pain, contributes to the suffering that accompanies actual pain. While pain is physical, suffering is emotional. Medical hypnosis helps one cope with pain by minimizing suffering. How does that