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Really, Am I Responsible For My Emotions?

In April of 2009, I did a posting entitled, “You Make Me Emote!” In the posting, I declared that each person is responsible for her/his emotions. I have been thinking a lot about that declaration lately. It’s possibly much more complex than I originally thought. In other words, maybe the simplicity of declaring each person is responsible for her/his emotions needs to take into account the many reasons for emoting, along with the imperfection of humanity.

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IMAGINE – Should We Teach Anger?

In September of 2009, here in the St. Louis area, we had an incident on a school bus involving anger and violence. Some reported that the incident was racially motivated. I, personally, do not condone excessive expressions of anger or any violence, period. Having stated that, I think, as many have already said, the incident was a teachable moment.

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Who Or What Controls Your Emotions?

A discussion about who really owns and controls our emotions.

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Should We Teach Children How To Deal With Anger?

Does anger give us a teachable moment?

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