How do I control my anger and anxiety?
Here are some helpful, actionable tips you can try the next time you need to calm down.
- Admit that you’re anxious or angry.
- Challenge your thoughts.
- Release the anxiety or anger.
- Visualize yourself calm.
- Think it through.
- Listen to music.
- Change your focus.
How can I manage my anger at work?
8 Tips To Manage Anger In The Workplace
- Breathe deeply and count to 10. The object of the exercise here is simply to resist the trigger.
- Talk to someone you can trust.
- Write it down but don’t send it.
- Leave the building.
- Get some head space.
- Get some emotional support.
- Recognise your personal triggers.
- Reward yourself.
How do you control anger triggers?
Strategies to keep anger at bay
- Check yourself. It’s hard to make smart choices when you’re in the grips of a powerful negative emotion.
- Don’t dwell.
- Change the way you think.
- Improve your communication skills.
- Get active.
- Recognize (and avoid) your triggers.
How do you manage anger speech?
- Think before you speak. In the heat of the moment, it’s easy to say something you’ll later regret.
- Once you’re calm, express your anger.
- Get some exercise.
- Take a timeout.
- Identify possible solutions.
- Stick with ‘I’ statements.
- Don’t hold a grudge.
- Use humor to release tension.
What are some physical signs of anger?
Recognizing Physiological Signs of Anger
- clenching your jaws or grinding your teeth.
- stomach ache.
- increased and rapid heart rate.
- sweating, especially your palms.
- feeling hot in the neck/face.
- shaking or trembling.