Category Archive: Anger

5 Things to Do When Pedaling Faster Doesn’t Work

We have a bizarre capacity to pedal faster when something isn’t working. We think if we try harder the problem will magically disappear. Trying harder works for people who aren’t really trying. More… Continue reading

Small Irritations – The Legacy of Flies

Nothing rouses me to determined resolve like the catastrophe of a fly in the house. I stalk from room to room crouching – whacker at the ready. You know you’re rich beyond belief… Continue reading

When People Lie About You and Other Wrongs Leaders Experience

Feeling wronged begins when you’re in diapers. Remember that look of betrayal your son or daughter gave you when they got their first shot in the doctor’s office. Things go downhill from there.… Continue reading

How to Never Let Anything Bother You Again

They told me a lot of things bothered grandfather Morrison. He had a terrible temper when he was young. But I never saw it. I think it’s a good thing because he was… Continue reading

Angry People are More Like Goofy than Einstein

You feel brilliant when you’re angry. And the angrier you get, the dumber the world becomes. Anger lowers your intelligence, not the intelligence of others. Angry people need others to acknowledge their brilliance.… Continue reading

How Negative Impulse Triggers Positive Response

Negative impulses are useful when they produce positive results. Redirect negative impulses toward positive actions. Great achievements emerge when negative impulses trigger positive responses. #1. Anger – Openness: Stop resisting anger. Use it… Continue reading