It is fairly common to experience a number of irritating situations in a single day. And if we don’t know what to do with our irritation, annoyance, or frustration, it blossoms into the oh-too-common ‘power struggle’. Wherever anger arises in your life, it is always in relationship to something or someone: your boss, partner, children, … More Power StruggleManagement
Anger is a natural human emotion. “Is my anger working for me?” is a question you can ask yourself. When anger is mild and infrequent, is expressed assertively (directly to the problem person, in a non-accusatory manner) and without aggression, and the individual is able to “let it go” quickly, then anger may serve the … More Is your anger working?
It is natural to feel resentment or anger when life does not unfold as expected. Perhaps expectations are not met, or relationships fail and we grieve for the loss. Most of the time, we work through these feelings and they pass. Anger and resentment must fade or will be transformed into bitterness. Bitter feelings allow us … More Celebrate possibilities and let go of bitterness…
I’m talking to parents, older siblings, grandparents, teachers, business managers/ceo’s and politicians. We are each leaders, even if (now) your domain is simply your home. Do you curse? Smile enough? Speak and act assertively? Listen actively? Demonstrate good time skills? Step away from devices on a regular basis? Mindful and considerate of others in household, office, neighbors? … More Are You a Good Role Model?
The ability to communicate ‘no’ really reflects that you are in the driver’s seat of your own life, and can give gives you a sense of empowerment. How to do it most effectively? A study in the Journal of Consumer Research by Professor Patrick and Henrik Hagtvedt found that saying “I don’t” as opposed to “I can’t” … More Be Assertive: Say No Effectively
We all were braced for a few days in – and yay! enough to close everything for one day – and gave most of us I hope – time to catch up!- I prepared materials for my Anger Management Group (2 seats available if you want to register now), was on a great networking call … More Catching up -snow day?!
Anger Management Group 3 Hrs (*Accepted by Courts) Saturday, February 4 Time: 10am – 1pm Saturday, March 18 Time: 9am – 12pm 3 Hour Anger Management Completion Certificates accepted by the courts will be given if requested. Advance Registration only. Location: 433 Maple Avenue, Westbury, New York 11590 Cost: $150 [Small groups, Limited seating ] … More Anger Management Group 3 Hrs 2/4 and 3/18
Interview with Eileen CBC: Business networking that puts you on the path to your success. CBC interviews Eileen about Anger Management and her new workshops for young people. It’s now posted on my Media Page: http://www.balanceandpower.com/media.php
One common denominator among my anger management clients is impatience. Impatience is more prevalent these days as the pace is so fast and time seems to be wasted if things do not happen quickly-smoothly. Waiting on line, waiting for anything-anyone is more of a chore than ever before. Everone’s frustration tipping point is individual … More Do you need a patience tune-up?
Eileen Live Interview and Q & A on Ask The Mediator Monday Nov. 21 8-9PM ET Where: The Jeffery Bloom Show: Ask The Mediator Internet Radio & Streamcast. Listen or Livesteam. Long Island’s #1 Internet Radio Station Join Eileen Lichtenstein for a Live Interview and your Q & A … More Eileen Live Interview, Q&A Call-In Ask The Mediator Mon 11/21 8-9 PM
Don Miguel Ruiz, author “The Four Agreements” My client is has been having challenges with his 23 year old son, and thought they were over a few humps. When the young man wasn’t joining Mom and Dad at the dinner table for a meal cooked with love- Dad went upstairs, knocked on the door- and … More Agreement #2 “The Four Agreements”revisited: “Don’t Take Anything Personally”