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Outsmarting Anger: 7 Strategies for Defusing Our Most Dangerous Emotion by Leigh Devine, Joseph Shrand

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Preface

A few years ago, I started writing a book about the power of respect. In my career as a psychiatrist and throughout my life, I’d observed that when people acted with respect toward one another, feelings of anxiety and anger seemed to diminish. Inspired by this notion, I wrote a nearly complete book before realizing I had no idea how to publish one. So off I went to a seminar offered by Harvard Health Publications on how to publish your book. While there I met some remarkable people, listened to their stories, and shared my ideas.

The day after the seminar was over, I received an email from Dr. Julie Silver, who is the chief editor of books at Harvard Health Publications. To my astonishment, she liked my ideas and asked me if I would ...

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