Author Archives: Lynette Hoy, NCC, LCPC

Breaking Out of Anger… Have you ever wondered what causes anger to rear it’s ugly head so quickly?  In our books I have talked about how expectations, self-talk and choices trigger and amplify anger. Anger is ultimately a physiological and … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Rid of the Rage!

Question: Hi , I am really worried people close to me say I need help. This is why. I take things so personally things people do say or decisions they make. It really makes me angry! I think the way … Continue reading

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4 Q’s to Disarming Anger

Listen to the “Quick Tips for Managing Anger” podcast: Episodes: Feb. 2021: 4 Q’s to Disarming Anger – (MP3 format) 7min. 20 sec. Download (audio/mpeg, 6.75 Mb) Description: What can you do to stop harmful anger and it’s consequences? Here are … Continue reading

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Tips for Preventing Post-Holiday Anger..

Are you the victim of Post-Holiday Anger? The holidays are times when people tend to get stressed out, emotional, feel lonely and angry. Why? Because we expect to feel happy during the holidays. We want to feel close to others … Continue reading

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Anger at Work….

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I don’t really know where to begin… I’m 22. I work at a daycare, and each day I take care of between 6-10 children from age of 7 mo. – 1 year 4 mo. It is stressful. The kids cry … Continue reading

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Anger and Aggression….

Question: When someone starts calling me names or taunting me, it winds me up very easily. Especially when they say things that I feel hit a nerve. Things like saying I have no friends, that I’m weird or a loner, … Continue reading

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Flying Off the Handle with Anger…

Question: Hi, I have a problem. About every six to eight months I seem to fly off the handle. Every time my wife gets an order of protection against me to stay away from her and our 9 year old … Continue reading

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Is it Anger or Abuse?

People are often confused – wondering what the difference is between anger and abuse?  Anger can result in rage, put-downs and violent acts. Isn’t this kind of behavior the same as abuse? *You can listen to this Quick Tips for … Continue reading

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