Overcoming Passive-Aggression, Revised Edition by Tim Murphy audiobook

Overcoming Passive-Aggression, Revised Edition: How to Stop Hidden Anger from Spoiling Your Relationships, Career, and Happiness

By Tim Murphy  and Loriann Oberlin, MS, LCPC
Read by Peter Coleman

Da Capo Lifelong Books 9780738219189
10.53 Hours Unabridged
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THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO OVERCOME HIDDEN ANGER IN YOUR LIFE. Hostile humor, negative undertones, and silent standoffs--nearly everyone has experienced hidden anger at some point, whether at home, with friends, or at work or school. Even if it's done to avoid open conflict and keep the peace, habitually concealing anger becomes insidious. When people don't express their true views and emotions, it undermines harmony and can actually cause physical and psychological harm. Tim Murphy and Loriann Oberlin explain what passive-aggression is; show how to spot the controlling, depressed, and self-absorbed behaviors that identify it; and share assertive communication strategies to overcome it, with: The latest research on emotional mismanagement, mood disorders, and chronic negativity Entirely new chapters about children and teens, divorce, and how to seek professional help Advice on how to avoid the pitfalls of social media, texting, and online communication Insights for educators, managers, legal professionals, and others A new appendix for clinicians, physicians, and healthcare providers Whether you need practical ways to manage your own anger or strategies to cope with this behavior in others, Overcoming Passive-Aggression offers powerful tools for enriched relationships and personal growth.

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Summary

Summary

THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO OVERCOME HIDDEN ANGER IN YOUR LIFE.

Hostile humor, negative undertones, and silent standoffs--nearly everyone has experienced hidden anger at some point, whether at home, with friends, or at work or school. Even if it's done to avoid open conflict and keep the peace, habitually concealing anger becomes insidious. When people don't express their true views and emotions, it undermines harmony and can actually cause physical and psychological harm. Tim Murphy and Loriann Oberlin explain what passive-aggression is; show how to spot the controlling, depressed, and self-absorbed behaviors that identify it; and share assertive communication strategies to overcome it, with:

  • The latest research on emotional mismanagement, mood disorders, and chronic negativity
  • Entirely new chapters about children and teens, divorce, and how to seek professional help
  • Advice on how to avoid the pitfalls of social media, texting, and online communication
  • Insights for educators, managers, legal professionals, and others
  • A new appendix for clinicians, physicians, and healthcare providers


Whether you need practical ways to manage your own anger or strategies to cope with this behavior in others, Overcoming Passive-Aggression offers powerful tools for enriched relationships and personal growth.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The revision of this book unravels common denominators, teaches how to spot and be assertive with such people, deals with all ages and both genders, and offers specific suggestions for helping professionals who work amid mixed messages and noncompliants.—Counseling Today
Murphy...and Oberlin...closely examine how this kind of anger, called passive-aggressive, can undermine sufferers and their relationships and make life generally miserable.—Publishers Weekly
“Murphy…and Oberlin…closely examine how this kind of anger, called passive-aggressive, can undermine sufferers and their relationships and make life generally miserable.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Tim Murphy

Author Bio: Tim Murphy

Tim Murphy has reported on HIV/AIDS for twenty years, for such publications as Poz magazine where he was an editor and staff writer, Out, Advocate, and New York magazine, where his July 2014 cover story on the new HIV-prevention pill regimen PrEP was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Magazine Journalism. He also covers LGBT issues, arts, pop culture, travel, and fashion for publications including the New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Details, and Yahoo Style. He lives in Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley.

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Author Bio: Loriann Oberlin MS, LCPC

Author Bio: Loriann Oberlin MS, LCPC

Loriann Oberlin, MS, LCPC has written ten nonfiction books, mostly in the realm of health, relationships, parenting, and psychological issues.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 10.53
Audience: Adult
Language: English