Questions for discussion: What causes anger? In which cases do you get hot under the collar in your everyday life? What are various ways people respond to anger? Is it possible for you not to respond when somebody makes your blood boil? Can anger be ever justified? If so, how can we determine whether it is? How can you calm somebody down when he/she is on the warpath? Do you think men and women show their anger differently? Do you feel remorseful when you fly off the handle? When was the last time you got angry? What do you usually do when you get angry? What are the physical effects of getting angry? (blood pressure) Is getting angry an effective way of dealing with problems? Do you ever have a sense of relief after having an outburst?
Emotions and Feelings
Questions for discussion: What's best to do with negative feelings? What do you when you are down? Why the Nature or Evolution or God provided us with negative and positive feelings? Do these reasons serve its purpose? Can a person who sometimes has negative feelings be really happy in life? What is it to be really happy in life?
Submitted by admin on Thu, 01/20/2011 - 13:05 Questions for discussion: Defining "feelings" and understanding their importance Not knowing what we feel keeps us unaware of what is going on inside The thinking mind and the feeling mind The true language of the subconscious mind: feelings, sensations, emotions, impressions and memories What we resist will persist, but what we can feel we can heal
Questions for discussion: ~Emotions vs. thoughts ~Positive and negative emotions ~Managing emotions of your own: Love Blue Fear Envy Pride Joy ~Managing emotions of others
Questions for discussion: Why do we need emotions? Do we need negative emotions as well as positive? Should people show their emotions? Are there any situations when you can’t or shouldn’t do that? Why? What are the strongest emotions? Why? How do they affect our behavior? Can negative emotions do you any good? In what way? Can positive emotions do you any harm? In what way? How does lack of emotions affect people’s lives? What do people do to get them? What are advantages and disadvantages of being emotional, unemotional or too emotional? Can you remember the most emotional episode(s) in your life?
Questions for discussion: ~A good mood is... ~My mood improves if... ~To improve someone`s mood I... ~Humor ~Compliments
Feeling angry What causes anger? Are there different types of anger? What are the various ways people respond to anger? Is anger ever justified? If so, how can we determine whether it is? Is anger ever a good thing? If so, when? Why? Is anger ever a bad thing? If so, when? Why? Are there better and worse ways to respond to one's own anger? How do you decide what to do when you get angry? Do you think men and women show they are angry differently? What makes you angry? When was the last time you got angry? Tell us about it. What do you usually do when you get angry? What are the situations that make you angry? What are the physical effects of getting angry (e.g blood pressure...)? Is getting angry an effective way of dealing with problems? Do you feel bad after you have an argument?
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Questions for discussion: How separation affects children's health and development? When should we tell the children about impending divorce? When a child seems to have little reaction to parents divorce. Does that mean he or she doing fine? Explain? What can we do to ease the child or children through the period of divorce? Will the child or children be ok with new step-parent? Will the child or children be ok if there are step-siblings?
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