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Janet Pfeiffer has had many articles published in both national and local periodicals and newspapers. She is pleased to share some of these articles with visitors to this web site.
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Janet Pfeiffer in the News, Television, Radio and Publications.
Even as local experts on child psychology and anger offered healthy ways to respond to the Newtown massacre, they say they, too, can’t explain it.
Excerpt: Ken Mac Dougall bit into the sandwich his wife had packed him for lunch and noticed something odd—a Post-it note tucked between the ham and the cheese. He pulled it out of his mouth, smoothed the crinkles and read what his wife had written: "Be in aisle 10 of Home Depot tonight at 6 p.m."
Excerpt: In light of recent high profile bullying incidents prompting the New Jersey legislature to enact stricter bullying laws, which took effect at the start of the new school year, the free lecture, “Don’t Mess with Me: The Connection between Self-Esteem and Bullying,” couldn’t be more timely.
Excerpt: We’ve all experienced anger in the workplace. A certain amount is expected and considered normal in any business. Yet in recent years angry outbursts seem to be on the rise both in frequency and intensity.
Written by Bob Goldman 'Getting Angry About Getting Angry' www.TownHall.com October 2, 2010
Excerpt: "I'm really angry. The press release announcing Janet Pfeiffer's new book, "The Secret Side of Anger," arrived in my inbox last May, but it was only today that I noticed it. I could blame Apple, who made my computer, or Google, who runs my browser, or the local Burger Barn, which has been running special deals on quadruple bacon burgers -- they have totally occupied my attention and my stomach, keeping me somewhat logy.
My Business: Pfeiffer Power Seminars Randolph Roxbury IN - September 23, 2010
Excerpt: Why did you start the business? Janet Pfeiffer: I actually began as a children's author. After my first book-signing in a Hoboken school, the principal asked me if I could provide staff training on anger management. I wrote and presented a 1 1/2-hour program (which has grown to a full eight-hour lecture) and realized this was my calling: to help others be less angry, resolve their disagreements easier, get along better with others and generally live a more peaceful and prosperous life. Read entire article
Workplace violence remains difficult to tackle CNN Living - August 23, 2010
Excerpt: Janet Pfeiffer, an anger management expert, says employers should try to address the fears, frustrations and stress that employees are experiencing before workplace problems escalate. She said precipitating emotions can often be the cause of workplace violence. Particularly amid a bad economy, many employees are more likely to feel overwhelmed.
Anger is not inherently negative. It is an important and useful emotion that can be used as a motivating force to bring about positive change. If I witness an injustice in society, my anger can serve as a propellant to create new laws. (The Inspiration Report, Beliefnet.com May 27, 2010)
...One of my dogs was rescued from medical testing... Initially, my anger served to alert me to an injustice (something was wrong and needed my attention). Once I identified it, I refocused my energy on finding and implementing a solution. I became much more involved in the cause of animal rights by educating folks and helping out when I could by donating to organizations that work on those issues. My anger has turned into a resolution and a solid conviction to fight this injustice wherever it exists and however I can. (By Janet Pfeiffer, PETA - Guest Blogger, May 2010)
The Army Community Service seminar, the C-Factor, was presented by Janet Pfeiffer, a motivational speaker and award-winning author, July 9. Although it may have been geared towards parents of teen-aged children there was something for all parents during the seminar “The C-Factor, Raising Confident, Capable, Compassionate and Caring Kids.” (By Robyn Bennett, Public Affairs Office, Monmouth Message on July 24, 2009)
Pfeiffer, who has raised four children alone and survived a physically abusive relationship, has learned how to process anger. She teaches that skill to the clients she works with one-on-one and to everyone who takes her seminars. (By Lorraine Ash, Daily Record, June, 14 2009)
What kinds of messages are today's television shows sending - and what does this reveal about the tragic state of our values? (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record, Sept. 16, 2008)
Janet Pfeiffer coaches a 'crabby' young woman by teaching her to explore her feeling of anger, understand her emotions, and communicate her feelings of frustration in a positive manner. In this article, you'll find some great tips on what to do when you're upset and learn about 'Fighting Fair'. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Woman's World, Aug. 18, 2008)
People need to be less judgmental of one another. To assume that overweight people are lazy and irresponsible is unfair and harsh. Some have legitimate health issues that make it difficult to maintain a healthy weight. For many, overeating is more of an emotional issue. Cruel remarks leave lasting scars upon the heart... (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record, Aug. 1, 2008)
Is it our constitutional right to bear arms? Yes. Is it an intelligent choice? In this day and age, I don’t believe so. The unmonitored citizen with a firearm, in my opinion, runs a much higher risk of impaired thinking under duress and possibly committing a tragic error. And don’t forget those who are suffering with undiagnosed emotional and mental health issues. Many go undetected by society and might possibly pass any tests needed to legally acquire and carry a firearm... (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record, July 1, 2008)
Not all adults can enjoy a children's sporting event and actually behave like adults. Adults need to get a grip on their emotions, maintain their composure under pressure and act as good role models, showing kids how resolve disputes with dignity and maturity. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record, May 17, 2008)
Respect for human rights is the foundation for helping to create world peace.... Which one of us does not want to be treated with respect? And who among us does not respond favorably when treated as such? When someone is kind to you, it is so easy to be kind in return. When someone is fair with you, the natural response is to treat them in the same manner. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record, April 22, 2008)
One of the greatest challenges we face as parents is helping our children deal with their anger. They can easily become frustrated and may lash out in anger and cause harm to themselves or another. Understanding what frustration is and where it actually comes from is essential to their development. Using simple and highly effective strategies to manage it is a vital necessity for their well-being. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Family Magazine - March 2008 )
Who came up with this idea of different races anyway? Does anyone of us know? Who gave that person the authority to decide that because our bodies are covered with skin of different shades of the same color that we are automatically classified as being of different “races”? And we bought into it - how naïve! (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - March 20, 2008 )
Are you a teen involved in a relationship that is uncomfortable or unsafe? Are you the parent, relative or friend of that teen? You need to know that teen dating violence and abuse is a very serious epidemic that is becoming increasingly more prevalent in our society. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - February 8, 2008)
A Manageable Resolution: What if you made the decision to reach out to one person in your life who really made a difference and let them know that? (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - January 2, 2008 )
Child's play in divorce leaves kids deeply scarred... (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - December 7, 2007)
Television Interview: School bullying has transformed over the years from children picking on others at the playground to sending death threats online. (About Janet Pfeiffer - By Matt Manochio Daily, Record - November 18, 2007)
Insightful tips for resolving a dispute with a neighbor... (By Janet Pfeiffer, AIM Jefferson - October 28, 2007)
Forgiveness is the path to healing on every level: emotional, spiritual and physical. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - Oct. 26, 2007)
As adults, it is our responsibility to be the role models that our children aspire to emulate. Some adults are more concerned with pursuing their own lives than focusing on guiding and molding the attitudes, hearts and minds of their children. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - October 15, 2007)
Read a few suggestions on how to debate with dignity... (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - August 21, 2007)
Each year, thousands of motorists are killed due to road rage. What people don't know about anger can kill them. Reading this article could save your life. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - July 20, 2007 )
Bullying can lead to low self-esteem, which leads to a whole host of other problems, including lower grades, isolation, depression and much more. (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - July 13, 2007)
Anger management is about being able to recognize what anger is, how to process it, express it, use it constructively, and let it go. (About Janet Pfeiffer, By Michael Daigle, Daily Record - April 02, 2007)
Janet Pfeiffer hasn't missed one day since she started power walking on Jan. 20, 1982 -- 25 years ago. (About Janet Pfeiffer, By Matt Manochio, Daily Record - January 22, 2007)
"Being more than half a century old has its perks. With age, comes so many gifts that youth is not privy to." (By Janet Pfeiffer, Daily Record - September 7, 2007)