CategoryAnger Management

How to Deal With Anger Effectively

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All of us deal with anger differently. Some of us like to squeeze a stress ball, others of us will go and hit the weights, others will put our faces into a pillow and scream. But while it’s your prerogative to deal with anger any way you see fit – as long as you aren’t hurting anyone or putting yourself in any danger – it’s crucial to realize that not every method of dealing...

Living With Someone Who Has Anger Issues

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Living with someone who has anger issues can be stressful and unpleasant. Those who do often find themselves tiptoeing from room to room, holding their breath as they walk through the door, even fearing for their safety. Indeed, so common are anger issues in our fast-paced, overcrowded world, that many therapists and counsellors now specialize in “anger management.” Understanding...

Anger Management Techniques: Does Modern Life Make You Angry?

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It is often said that loneliness and stress blight modern life. But so too does anger. Indeed, anger might almost be seen as an inevitable consequence of the other two – especially stress. Modern life can at times be overwhelming. The Origins of Anger Dangerous as anger can be, it is also natural, even necessary, and has been hard-wired into the brain by evolution. Most obviously, anger helped...

Anger Management: Understanding and Controlling Anger

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At times, the world can seem almost designed to provoke anger. Inhabitants of the average modern city are subjected to relentless irritation and stress, from overcrowding and traffic queues to flickering screens and 24 hour news. But anger is often treated as comic. Birthday cards and newspaper cartoons, for example, will depict an absurdly irate, red-faced man throwing a tantrum while everyone...

Costs and Benefits of Anger in the Workplace

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Costs Anger can have many devastating impacts in the workplace. This subject may even evoke the thought of shootings in workplace with tragic casualties. Such incidents often bear the highest prices, in terms of psychological trauma, financial losses, loss of productivity and lingering confusion. Anger can turn into the most costly and the most extreme manifestation: violence. Non-violent anger...

Understanding the Origin of Anger

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Anger is among basic human emotions and a very complicated one. It manifests itself in a few different ways and although the real purpose of anger is to help you defend yourself, bad anger can be highly destructive and even if you can suppress it, anger that is turned inwards can cause depression. When we can’t handle or control our anger, we are at the mercy of things that go with it. An...

How to Release Your Aggressive Anger?

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At a correct amount, anger is healthy and normal, but if you get angry too often and regularly experience explosive emotions, it isn’t healthy. Those with aggressive anger are not only intensely angry, but also tend to be very hostile and uncooperative. Healthy, normal anger is vastly different from aggression and hostility. Anger is essentially a sign that something is wrong with you or your...

Anger Management for Children: How to Help Kids Manage Anger

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Anger is a highly destructive emotion that can blind our better judgement and result in our making choices that are not highly advisable. This could mean that we get ourselves into trouble with employers, upset our partners and family, and even potentially get into physical fights resulting in our injury. While we all have bouts of anger though, it is certainly more prevalent in some than in...

Six Ways Anger Can Benefit You

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Usually, anger is associated with aggressive and offensive behaviors or some other destructive acts in life. It is true only on people who’ve never been taught on how to use anger properly. This article illustrates the good side of anger – the part that can be used to solve common problems, to understand others’ perspective, and minimize future conflicts. Emotions are not intrinsically good or...

Debunking Nine Myths on Anger

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Before you can work with your own anger, you should be aware of what anger is really about. Unfortunately, misconceptions about anger seem to abound. These are nine myths you should debunk from the get-go: 1. Males tend to have more anger problems than females. If you think anger problem means how often someone experience anger, it is simply untrue that men are more tempestuous than women...

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