Posted by: jude49 | May 20, 2016

One Excellent Strategy to Control Anger

From Distress to Peace

Hello Readers!

We all get angry. And that’s fine. It’s HOW we deal with anger that’s vital to our own well-being and the well-being of others. Here is one way I’ve successfully taught my clients to calm their anger…

  • Recognize what triggers your anger
  • Remember what happens in your body when you feel angry (Remember your mind is in your body!)
  • As soon as you recognize that “angry” trigger or feel the anger inside your body, acknowledge the anger. Say to yourself, “I feel anger coming on.” (If you can, remove yourself from the situation.)
  • Start taking deep breaths. Breathe in to the count of 4 and breathe out to the count of 8. You can fiddle with this count as long as you breathe out twice as long as you breathe in.
  • Expect to feel uncomfortable. Accept feelings, sensations and thoughts…let them flow through you. Fighting them…

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