Stop Yr Controlling, People!

Book notes: Controlling People by Patricia Evans

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This is an important book. Also, before you get the wrong idea, here’s the subtitle:
How to Recognize, Understand, and Deal With People Who Try to Control You

This book is not about how you can learn to control people. (That’s The Prince by Machiavelli.)

It’s about people who… Continue reading

Anger is energy with a message

Anger lesson #1

Being able to consistently control or stifle your anger is not a sign that you’re emotionally healthy.

It’s not a sign that you don’t have much of a temper, or that you don’t care, or that you’re super mature.

It’s a sign that you’ve learned, one way or another, to exercise great restraint over how you outwardly express your anger.

Sometimes this restraint is good.

It’s… Continue reading


An interesting experiment

Part 1. Spend your normal amount of time on social media today.

Right before you go to sleep, note your feelings about humanity on a scale of 1 – 10, with 1 being “would exterminate most” and 10 being “humanity is wonderful.”


You can’t mark down what you wish you felt, or what you want to feel, or… Continue reading