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Getting angrier as you age? Here’s how to chill out

Morey Stettner
Getting angrier as you age? Here’s how to chill out

You get to leave all that workaday stress behind and enjoy your retirement as a mellower, more sedate version of yourself. After decades of navigating a fraught career, retirement can seem like one long exhale. “Our culture puts value on providing, on being productive,” said Steven Stosny, Ph.D., founder of Compassion Power, a Gaithersburg, Md.-based firm that offers educational programs in anger management and other topics.