This straight-talking book--grounded in over 25 years of experience--has already helped many tens of thousands of readers understand and manage destructive anger in all its forms. Anger expert Dr. Robert Nay guides you to: *Figure out which of the five "faces of anger" are a problem for you, from passive-aggression to all-out rage. *Recognize the early warning signs of anger in your physical sensations and thoughts. *Master cooling-off strategies that work in the heat of the moment. *Identify and change unrealistic expectations you have for yourself and other people. *Communicate effectively when differences arise. *Practice your new skills in everyday life--until they become second nature. The second edition includes a new chapter on forgiveness, plus updated examples and resources. If anger is getting in the way of your goals--or disrupting the relationships most precious to you--the time to make changes is now.
See also Dr. Nay's "Anger Management Workbook: Use the STOP Method to Replace Destructive Responses with Constructive Behavior," which helps you build core anger management skills using interactive exercises, and "Overcoming Anger in Your Relationship: How to Break the Cycle of Arguments, Put-Downs, and Stony Silences."