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The Anger Habit: Proven Principles to Calm the Stormy Mind

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Carl Semmelroth's The Anger Habit is a leading anger-management book that is poised to become a major force in the category. This book is centered around the principle that for those who have anger problems, anger can be a learned response. Often the people with the problem don't realize that they are acting habitually, or why they are.
Semmelroth takes you step by step th
Paperback, 141 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Sourcebooks (first published November 1st 2000)
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Karla Owen foisy
Other books on anger generally encourage a person to learn positive communication in order to persuade the person that angered you to change. This book suggests a habitually anger person is probably not going to be less angry even if he can convince all the people in the world change.

The author gives a person who has gotten into the habit of angry outbursts a another option: to recognize anger is a choice to control others, that anger is NEVER someone else's fault, and that you are responsible
J. Schmidt
"Anger is often an attempt to control others". This is pretty much the only useful thing I got out of this book. Many other things including on proper parenting are down-right wrong in my opinion (and based on books I read on parenting such as "raising an emotionally intelligent child" among others....
The examples were a bit boring, but I liked the idea of anger as being used as a means of control and how we are each responsible for our own anger.
Snail in Danger (Sid) Nicolaides
I checked this out but I don't remember if I read it or not.
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