Tag: anger management

Hungry, Afraid, Lonely, Tired–and finding simple solutions for a person’s misbehavior

Hungry, Afraid, Lonely, Tired–and finding simple solutions for a person’s misbehavior

Once upon a time, someone taught me that some of the biggest reasons for a person’s outburst are found in the acronym HALT. A person might act out (=misbehave) because they are Hungry, Afraid, Lonely, or Tired. I have been reminded recently that so many 

Show a little love in the morning

Show a little love in the morning

        What happens when a husband doesn’t kiss his wife goodbye in the morning? A grumpy wife criticizes her son for wearing a dirty shirt, then that little boy gets mad at his sister, who then says an unkind thing about her friend’s rain coat,