All posts for the month September, 2010

Emergency Preparedness

Preventing Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion Each year more people in the United States from heat exposure then from hurricanes, lightening, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes combined. During 1979-1998, 7,421 deaths that occurred in this country were attributed to excessive heat exposure. On average, approximately 300 people die each year from exposure to heat. Air conditioning [...]

All About Anger: Step Three

Now that you know what triggers your anger Take steps to get back in control When you’re angry, start by taking a “Timeout“: Stop what you’re doing When you feel anger warning signs developing and you start thinking angry thoughts, tell yourself to stop. This may help you calm down and think more clearly. Try [...]

All About Anger: Step Two

What Causes Anger? Stress Stress related to work, family, health, and money problems may make you feel anixious and irritable. FrustrationYou may get angry if you fail to reach a goal or feel as if things are out of your control. FearAnger is a matural response to threats of violence, or to physical or verbal [...]

All About Anger: Step One

Is your anger hurting you? Think about how often you get angry and how you handle angry feelings. Complete the checklists below. It can help you decide if you need help managing your anger. Am I prone to anger? 1. I feel tense a lot of the time. 2. People often tell me I need [...]