Transforming Anger: The HeartMath® Solution for Letting Go of Rage, Frustration and Irritation
By Doc Childre and Deborah Rozman, Ph.D.
Turn Around Your Anger Habit
Are you dealing with anger you can't seem to manage? This book can give you hope, as well as practical tools. Adults with long histories of anger, teenagers with shifting emotional moods and raging hormones, children who are easily frustrated have used the power of the heart to change their feelings and perceptions in the midst of angry reactions. Transforming Anger includes the Attitude Breathing®, Neutral®, Heart Lock-In®, Freeze-Frame®, Asset/Deficit Balance Sheet and Intuitive Listening techniques and teaches you how to use them in a clinical setting.
The purpose of Transforming Anger is to help you:
- Better understand how and why anger occurs in your daily life.
- Understand how your body triggers and responds to anger.
- Learn and use fast-acting tools and techniques to get in sync and release anger.
- Find and act on new solutions for situations involving anger.
Transforming Anger includes:
- 128 pages, paperback
- Appendix: Using HeartMath Tools in Clinical Practice.
- Exercises throughout the book to deepen your understanding of the HeartMath techniques.
Table of Contents:
Why This Book Is Different
Managing Anger, Technology of the Heart, Intelligent Love
Why Are We So Mad?
The Environment of Anger, The Anger Habit, Expressions of Anger, Addressing Runaway Anger
What’s the Heart Got to Do with It?
What Happens in Your Body When You Feel Anger? A Fast Track for Turning Around Negatives, Wide-Angle Lens or Narrow Focus? Transforming the Anger Habit
Stopping Emotional Triggers
Emotional Projections, Neutralizing a Projection, The Heart Feels Different, The Courage to Listen to Your Heart
Knowing Your Head From Your Heart
The Power to change, The Mechanism of Emotional Histories, Changing the Old Information, Choosing Heart Intelligence
Building New References Points
How People Are Using Freeze-Frame, Using Freeze-Frame in Action, Slowing the Galloping Mind
Sustaining the Shift: Conserving Your Emotional Energy
How Do You Spend Your emotional Energy? Improving Your Bottom Line, Overpersonalization
The Power of Compassion
Anger as a Cover-Up, Heart Vulnerability, Finding Your Rhythm Through Resistance, From Mechanical Reaction to Compassionate Response, Core Values
Transforming Anger at Home
What Triggers your Anger at Home? Breaking the Cycle of Anger, Taking “Time-Out” to the Heart, Authentic Communication, Intuitive Listening with Children
Transforming Anger in the Workplace
Developing Business Heart, Finding Your Rhythm Under Pressure, Finding Your Rhythm in Communication Issues
It’s All About Heart
The Care Shift, It’s Heart Time, New Hope
Using HeartMath Tools in Clinical Practice
Relaxation, Visualization and Meditation, Adding the HeartMath Interventions, Tips for Using the Techniques in Therapeutic Environments