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What do you do when you get anger??

  1. shwetha123 profile image72
    shwetha123posted 4 years ago

    What do you do when you get anger??

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    JThomp42posted 4 years ago

    Unfortunately, I have a bad temper. In my older age I have learned to walk away and count to 10 before reacting in a way that I will regret.

  3. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 4 years ago

    Use stress relief methods. Counting backwards from ten, pinching the skin between my thumb and pointer finger, breathing exercises, mental distractions, etc.

  4. Taleb80 profile image82
    Taleb80posted 4 years ago

    Taking a deep breath, drinking a glass of water slowly, washing your face and if you are standing, sit down. if you are sitting, lie down.

  5. padmendra profile image46
    padmendraposted 4 years ago

    Silence helps greatly in controlling anger. Nothing else helps as much. Thus maintain silence and contemplate over yourself, do self analysis.

  6. ChristinS profile image95
    ChristinSposted 4 years ago

    Anger can be useful - if for example something makes you angry and you take that energy and do something positive with it.  Activism for example often comes about when people have become so frustrated with what is going on they become determined to fix it.  In that case, you are taking anger and using it for something constructive.  We tend to have the mistaken impression that anger is always negative - that's not always the case.  It can be - if it morphs into rage or the need to yell or insult people etc. that is not constructive anger, it's a temper tantrum and it is destructive anger.  In that case, you need to turn your anger around and do something positive or solve a challenge.  Complaining, arguing and getting mad doesn't solve anything.

    If someone is the source of your anger - for example they are emotionally abusive or angry themselves, move away from them and find healthier people to be around.  People who allow their tempers to run away with them lack self-control and they'll simply drag you down with them.  Walk away from destructive anger when nothing else can be done, otherwise, find a way to make it into something positive. We always have a choice when it comes to our actions, every day offers new opportunities to make different choices so there's no sense in staying angry smile instead - get busy!

    1. Taleb80 profile image82
      Taleb80posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      It is very useful to believe that "we always have a choice when it comes to our actions.", I like also your tip "get busy". +1

  7. duffsmom profile image59
    duffsmomposted 4 years ago

    I don't very often get angry, but on those rare occasion, I try to get away from the situation for a breather and get some perspective. There are four in our immediate family and two have quick tempers, and the other two (me and my youngest daughter) are more easy going and slow to anger.

  8. wqaindia profile image80
    wqaindiaposted 4 years ago

    The question is incomplete to the extent angry for a reason or without any reason. If without any reason then just concentrating both your eyes on the tip of nose will relieve from hidden stress or anger. But if there is reason, analyse it and see further reason to take it to logical end.

  9. oz-vitez profile image71
    oz-vitezposted 4 years ago

    I tap into the ol' Jedi Rage and unload a can of whup ass on the world.

  10. Beata Stasak profile image83
    Beata Stasakposted 4 years ago

    I am hot tempered so I need get it out of my system and because I don't like to take it on people, I take a quick walk or go for a run, to cool my jet before I fire on. It is always good to see everything from perspective, from a distance even the hottest argument cools down...