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by MAV
Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!
Replies: 58
Views: 9800

Re: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!

Hi all -- Daniel, I believe it contains diary cards (if not, I noticed a number available online). Here's the book: http://www.amazon.com/Dialectical-Behavior-Therapy-Skills-Workbook/dp/1572245131/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1319471633&sr=8-1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Mana, thank you...
by MAV
Tue Oct 18, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!
Replies: 58
Views: 9800

Re: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!

Hi Wizi, Thanks for the advice. And thanks to everyone who took the time to provide advice since my last post. Why did the Zen meditation practice not work out? Frustration over lack of progress, reading too much about the practice, deciding to try a more physical (yoga/exercise-based) practice -- i...
by MAV
Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!
Replies: 58
Views: 9800

Re: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!

Thank you all for your thoughtful replies. I am grateful for the time and effort you put into crafting them. I have already begun browsing online material from some of the earlier suggestions -- DBT for example -- and I look forward to doing the same with some of the more recent ones too. All in all...
by MAV
Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!
Replies: 58
Views: 9800

Re: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!

Yes, I've had several over the last couple years. The first was when my wife was pregnant and concerned about my weight, which had ballooned to 260#. Now I'm nearly a hundred pounds lighter and have received two glowing reports. Yet, despite the exercise and diet changes, I'm at least as angry as I ...
by MAV
Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!
Replies: 58
Views: 9800

Re: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!

Thanks to everyone for their latest replies. First, everything makes me angry. Everything. I have been to therapy in the past and have practiced some cognitive-behavioral techniques over the last year. I can now look back at my anger episodes and coherently describe the limited thinking patterns tha...
by MAV
Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Vipassana for anger management? Please help!
Replies: 58
Views: 9800

Vipassana for anger management? Please help!

Greetings -- I would like to know if anyone has seen in others and/or experienced themselves a dramatic reduction in the severity/frequency of anger as a result of a meditation practice? I am currently most interested in Goenka's approach, but I am open to any success stories regardless of technique...