How can I control my short temper?

How can I control my short temper?


  1. Think before you speak. In the heat of the moment, it’s easy to say something you’ll later regret.
  2. Once you’re calm, express your anger.
  3. Get some exercise.
  4. Take a timeout.
  5. Identify possible solutions.
  6. Stick with ‘I’ statements.
  7. Don’t hold a grudge.
  8. Use humor to release tension.

What to do when you cant control your anger?

Here are 25 ways you can control your anger:

  1. Count down. Count down (or up) to 10.
  2. Take a breather. Your breathing becomes shallower and speeds up as you grow angry.
  3. Go walk around. Exercise can help calm your nerves and reduce anger.
  4. Relax your muscles.
  5. Repeat a mantra.
  6. Stretch.
  7. Mentally escape.
  8. Play some tunes.

How do you calm down after losing your temper?

If you feel yourself getting angry, what should you do?

  1. Tell yourself to calm down.
  2. Force yourself to leave the situation.
  3. Use visualization to calm down.
  4. Count to 10 (or 50… or 100) if you feel like you’re about to do or say something harmful.
  5. Splash some cold water on your face.
  6. Slow down and focus on your breathing.

How do you control emotional outbursts?

Here’s how:

  1. Identify the behavior you’d like to stop engaging in. Referring to people’s input as the stupidest idea since New Coke would qualify.
  2. Identify the emotion that accompanies (typically precedes) the behavior.
  3. Find the emotional triggers.
  4. Become a witness.
  5. Choose a more appropriate response.

Why do you blackout when you fight?

When stress hormones get too high they can literally stop you from making long-term memories about the instance. It’s called transient amnesia and this is the cause of some blackouts. You may remember some detail like sights and other snippets but it might be distorted and fuzzy.

What is the fastest way to relieve anger?

One 2010 study found that being able to express your anger in a healthy way can even make you less likely to develop heart disease.

  1. Take deep breaths.
  2. Recite a comforting mantra.
  3. Try visualization.
  4. Mindfully move your body.
  5. Check your perspective.
  6. Express your frustration.
  7. Defuse anger with humor.
  8. Change your surroundings.

Can you blackout from rage?

But if you get really angry, can you black out? – Yes, and I don’t know this man’s background, but blacking out is a symptom of individuals who often have had early trauma, very severe trauma like rape, and PTSD.