Saturday, February 19, 2011

Levels of descriptive madness

One of my courses from the Teacher Training Program was a two lesson course on psychology, with a focus in child psychology. They were entitled Origins of Emotion, and Irrational Beliefs, by Rabbi Meir Mark. Thinking about emotion, I was thinking about how we describe the way we deal with our anger, and here's a little list I came up with:

  1. Suppressed rage
  2. Controlled fury
  3. Bottled anger
  4. Contained irritation
  5. Withheld annoyance
I may have come up with some of my own...