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The new the new trend of rage rooms

Destruction Therapy: Are China’s new “rage rooms” good for anger management?

Many people have likely seen the 1999 American comedy Office Space. In one of the film’s now famous scenes, a group of disgruntled co-workers take out their frustrations on a piece of office equipment: a frequently malfunctioning printer. Armed with a baseball bat, the trio assault the machine, leveling it to pieces with a series …

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Why do employees with anger problems perform poorly?

Study finds employees struggling to manage anger perform poorly

Every year unethical conduct costs employers billions of dollars. But much of the time unethical behavior can fly under an employer or supervisor’s radar.   So what signs should companies look for when evaluating employees? A study published last year by the Journal of Business Ethics suggests that employees who have difficulty managing their anger …

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An example of how anger management can help. Justin Bieber example

Canadian popstar Justin Bieber shows how court-ordered anger management can help

The Incident In May 2015, Justin Bieber completed the last of his 12 court-ordered anger management classes. The classes were required as part of a plea deal Bieber made stemming from a January 2014 drunk driving incident. In September 2014, he pled guilty to misdemeanor careless driving and resisting arrest.   This wasn’t the first …

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Anger management using meditation

Meditation and Anger Management: An old practice is gaining popularity

The Study Last year, a study published in the Consciousness and Cognition journal reported that meditation can help reduce your body’s response to anger. The study found that just one session of meditation reduced the physical signs of anger, even in people new to the practice.   Researchers examined 15 meditation newbies and 12 experienced …

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