Articles by LynetteHoy

Rebuilding Trust In Your Spouse

Working to Restore Trust One of my clients once asked me what it means to trust another human being. She wanted to know how she should react when a spouse or significant other is dishonest,…


Don’t Waste Your Anger!

What makes you angry? Disrespect, loud noises, unfriendly, self-centered people, put-downs, rude behavior, people who break the rules? Anger is normal and it is an energy which can help you accomplish goals. But, if you…


Empathy – Communicating with the Heart

Building Relationships with Empathy by Entering Someone’s World: One of the best ways to endear people to yourself is to be able to ask them questions about themselves and to really listen to what they…


Managing Stress through Relaxation

Managing Stress Through Relaxation What is the result of Stress Management? Calms the physiological arousal which triggers the amygdala and thus anger escalation. Desensitizes Individuals to anger arousing effects of particular situations. Learning stress management…


Lord, Liar or Lunatic?

Who was Jesus really? Reasons to Believe in Jesus I have been a Christian since I was 12 years old. I came to Christ out of desperation and deep questions about God, life, death, my…


4 Questions to Stop the Guilt-Trip

Is It True or False Guilt? How often do you find yourself dealing with guilt – wondering whether you said something hurtful, let someone down, left a job unfinished or failed at achieving a goal?…


Does Forgiveness = No Consequences?

How to Forgive with Consequences Question: One thing I’ve been thinking about is: am I willing to treat a person who has hurt me as well as I would treat those I consider my closest…


Anger Management Institute News!

Read the Anger Management Institute February-March News! Live Illinois and Texas Anger Management Training workshops, discounted Anger Management Leader’s Starter Kit, Group curriculum, Individual services & more! Lynette J. Hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-V www.goodanger.com


Controlling the Rage Within

“Controlling the Rage Within” Podcast: How do you respond when a family member or co-worker is rude to you? Do you tell him/her off? Stuff your anger and blow up later? Learn three simple steps…


Having Sexual Temptations

My Boyfriend and I are Struggling with Temptation Question: Hi, I would like to ask you a question.I am 16 years old. I have a 19 year old boyfriend. We have been together for almost…