|Submit Date:||14 Oct 2006|
|Browse Category:||anger management|
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|Remedy Source:||McClatchy Newspapers and Mayo Clinic|
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Source: McClatchy Newspapers
Take a time-out to control your anger
Anger is a normal human emotion. But sometimes it
can boil over at inopportune or inappropriate moments.
If angry outbursts occur on a regular basis, that may be a
sign of an anger-management problem.
Angry outbursts can negatively affect relationships with
family, friends, co-workers and even complete strangers. If
you find yourself fuming over the smallest thing, it might be
a good idea to practice some calming measures to get your
anger under control.
Here are some anger-management tips, courtesy of the
--Take a self-imposed "time-out." Count to 10 before react-
ing or leaving the situation.
-- Pour your anger into physical activity, such as ex-
--Practice deep-breathing exercises, visualize a relaxing
scene, or repeat a calming word or phrase to calm and
soothe you. Listening to music, painting or writing in a
journal can also reduce the anger level.
--Consider what you'll say carefully before you speak.
You don't want to end up blurting out something that
will haunt you.
--Work with the person who angered you to identify
solutions to the situation.
-- Practice a bit of syntax. Use "I" statements when de-
scribing the problem to avoid placing blame. For instance,
say "I'm upset you didn't help with the housework this
evening," instead of, "You should have helped with the
-- Let bygones be just that. Forgive the person that
caused you stress and anger. You can never expect every-
one to behave exactly as you'd like.
-- Unleash some humor in a heated moment. Brevity can
work wonders in defusing anger. But avoid sarcasm, as
it's nothing more than another form of unhealthy expression.
--Maintain an anger journal to identify situations that
set you off and monitor your reactions.
--Finally, if your anger seems on the brink of becoming
a violent episode, seek counseling from a psy-
chotherapist or an anger management professional