If you feel that it is easy for you to snap or react negatively you may have issues dealing with anger. Being unable to properly control feelings of anger can often lead to unwanted consequences.
What is anger?
Anger is a normal emotion that you may feel when going through different situations. There is no reason to feel bad about being angry. Managing anger is not as hard as you may think. It is important to remember that you should always be mindful of how you respond when you’re angry.
There are several ways to manage your anger. You can use the following 5 steps: self-awareness, self-control,consider consequences, make a decision and check your progress. These steps are good to use when in the heat of the moment. Other things that may be helpful are listening to music, meditation and writing. Distracting yourself from what angers you often leads to positive results.
What can you do?
It’s important to find ways to control your feelings. Losing control can allow anger to take over your life. If you feel you may have an in issue with anger that you can’t control, it may be time to speak to a parent or a counselor. Getting help is completely normal and is often a relief.
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