- Articles Help Destructive Emotions Lynne Namka
- Browse articles by Lynne Namka on anger, bullying, addiction, self esteem, love and working with children and teens.
- Love and Peace Articles
- Hatred, anger, jealousy, resentment, sadness and other negative feelings are heavy issues to carry around all the time. Love, peace, joy, happiness provide freedom and lightness. Read the love and peace articles below to find the way to bring more love and peace to your life and how to be happy...
- The Choice of Feeling Good
- A common myth is that we have no control over our feelings. We get caught up in our feelings of depression, anger, guilt, worry and anxiety and believe that this is the way it must be. What we tell ourselves can affect our feelings. Blaming others for our internal states of negativity ...
- Acceptance Is The Way To Happiness
- All issues, all disturbances, all conflicts can be handled by understanding what the problem is and accepting it, then changing it. As the saying goes, "We are either part of the problem or part of the solution." When we are disturbed about something or someone, it is because we do not understand on a higher level but view it through our personality which is attached to our need to control things and see ourselves in a positive light. Acceptance ...
- Anger Articles
- Browse anger articles from Lynne Namka. Anger is one emotion that people use to respond to threat, stressors or loss. It can be a real threat, stressor or loss or one that we make up in our mind.
- The Dynamics of Anger
- Some people erroneously believe that self righteous expression of anger is always healthy. A few years ago this was a common belief in the psychology field. Now the research shows that mere expression of hostility without problem solving only creates more hostility ...
- The Upside of Anger: Setting Appropriate Boundries
- How do you know when you are engaging in generous behavior that is nonproductive for you and the other person? How do you know when you are engaging in co-dependent behavior ...
- Codependency Articles Lynne Namka Low Self Esteem
- Browse codependency articles from Lynne Namka. Codependency is unhealthy love or a tendency to behave in overly passive or excessively caret aking ways that negatively impact one's relationships and quality of life. Codependent people have low self-esteem and look for anything outside of themselves to make them feel better.
- The Doormat Syndrome
- Doormat behavior is a system of learned coping strategies of trying to feel good about yourself. The bottom line is poor or low self-esteem. You can literally become “hooked” into feeling good by pleasing someone else, thus continue to build codependent relationships. Doormats commonly end up feeling that their self-sacrifice is not appreciated or acknowledged. They may become bitter, viewing themselves as victims or martyrs...
- Children & Teens Articles Teach Positive Social Skills
- Browse anger articles from Lynne Namka. Today’s society reinforces anger and violence and children are attracted to models who take what is wanted by force and shirk responsibility for misbehavior. Young people need skills that help them make intelligent choices and deal with the anger around them. Children Teens can learn to reconnect with positive social skills and the value of treating each other with respect and taking responsibility for their own behavior.
- Help Children Change: What You Teach Today Factors into Kids Futures
- Young people can learn to reconnect with the positive values of treating each other with respect and taking responsibility for their own behavior. Social skill training focuses on developing reciprocal affective behavior between children. The climate changes to a positive way of thinking--“Let’s help each other and include everyone in our play groups ...
- Information on Children's Behavior: What the Research Says!
- Research shows negative factors that contribute to children's behavior. The most common defenses identified were isolation, refusing to take responsibility for their actions, resistance to input from adults and idealization of negative role models. Incarcerated adolescents showed an actual boost of self esteem after engaging in aggressive behavior against peers and authorities! They used self-destructive and violent behavior to offset the feelings of shame inside. A big weight on children is family fighting and the fear of divorce. Moving is especially hard on shy children who are slow to make new friends...
- Bullying Articles
- Browse bullying articles from Lynne Namka. Some people who need to hurt others secretly feel bad inside. Bullies are so afraid of being seen as weak that they act tough ...
- Bug Proof Yourself: Putting Up Your Shield
- Triggers to being teased happen because you have not learned to shield yourself from negative energy from others. When people feel bad inside, they resort to bullying to make others feel bad also by calling them ugly names.
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