Managing Anger: How Ebooks and Audiobooks Can Help
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Managing Anger: How Ebooks and Audiobooks Can Help

In the realm of emotions, anger often stands as a misunderstood force. However, our post Anger Issues explains that this emotion actually stems from its suppression or denial. That means people who experience anger issues are fully capable of transformative outcomes as long as they properly nurture and manage their emotions.

Recognizing anger as a complex emotion and learning to channel it constructively is thus crucial for emotional well-being. In this article, we explore how books and audiobooks, easily accessible in today’s digital age, can be powerful tools for managing anger.


Where To Find Resources

Accessibility is key for individuals who find peace in reading or listening during heightened emotions. Today, many public libraries have diversified their traditional catalog with digital resources, with the Minnesota Twin Cities Metro eLibrary being one of the 10 US libraries that hit more than 10 million checkouts of digital reading materials in 2022. With more people discovering the ease of accessing ebooks and audiobooks, individuals experiencing anger issues can also find resources that can help them understand and manage their emotions.

Similarly, ebook and audiobook subscription services have expanded their range of features for a more personalized experience. Everand enables readers and listeners to engage more actively with the material with highlighting and note-taking features, facilitating reflection on anger and insights gained from helpful content. They also allow access to materials offline, allowing for flexibility that can be particularly valuable for those who want to consume resources on anger management on the go.



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Ebooks and Audiobooks For Managing Anger


“How to Do Things With Emotions: The Morality of Anger and Shame Across Cultures” by Owen Flanagan

Owen Flanagan’s exploration transcends conventional perspectives on emotion. Known for his analytic summary Emotional Correctness, which argues that moral emotions like anger have evolved over time, Flanagan uses How to Do Things with Emotions to argue that there is a need in Western societies to amplify the role of shame while mitigating the intensity of anger in children.

By connecting cultural nuances with emotional experiences, this work distinguishes itself from clinically focused resources, offering a unique blend of cultural and psychological insights. It challenges readers to embrace their emotions, presenting a holistic approach to anger management.



“Summary of Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D.’s Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple” by IRB Media