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Anger Management

  1. 2. Anger Management
  2. 3. What is Anger ? Anger is a basic human emotion that is experienced by all people. Typically triggered by an emotional hurt, anger is usually experienced as an unpleasant feeling that occurs when we think we have been injured, mistreated, opposed in our long-held views, or when we are faced with obstacles that keep us from attaining personal goals.
  3. 4. What is Anger ?....2 Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems—problems at work, in your personal relationships, and in the overall quality of your life. And it can make you feel as though you're at the mercy of an unpredictable and powerful emotion. This brochure is meant to help you understand and control anger.
  4. 5. What causes Anger? Anger can be caused by both external and internal events. You could be angry at a specific person (Such as a coworker or supervisor) or event (a traffic jam, a canceled flight), or your anger could be caused by worrying or brooding about your personal problems. Memories of traumatic or enraging events can also trigger angry feelings.
  5. 6. How does the Body React To Anger? <ul><li>Anger doesn’t make the “blood boil” or your eyes “see red”. But it does cause certain changes in the body. Here’s what happens: </li></ul><ul><li>ADRENALINE and other chemicals pour into </li></ul><ul><li>the bloodstream. </li></ul><ul><li>THE HEART pumps faster. </li></ul><ul><li>BLOOD PRESSURE rises. </li></ul><ul><li>BLOODFLOW quickens. </li></ul><ul><li>MUSCLE tense. </li></ul><ul><li>IN OTHER WORDS, the body shifts into higher gear, generating energy needed for action. Learn how this energy can work to your advantage or disadvantage. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Danger!! Danger!! Danger!! <ul><li>Failing to deal with your anger may lead to: </li></ul><ul><li>Health Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Tension </li></ul><ul><li>Accidents </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Uncontrolled Anger can be DANGEROUS. </li></ul><ul><li>It may lead to: </li></ul><ul><li>CRIME-ABUSE-MORE VIOLENT BEHAVIOR </li></ul>
  7. 8. Anger ….. It is important to understand anger because the way you express it can be: HELPFUL: Venting anger can get you “fired up” so you can overcome obstacles and Achieve Goals. HARMFUL: When you ignore anger or express it in a negative way, it can hurt you and others.
  8. 9. How does Anger effect Relationships…?? <ul><li>Anger can result in domestic violence. </li></ul><ul><li>People who are around the angry person tend to shut down in order not to anger that person. </li></ul><ul><li>Others get their feelings hurt. </li></ul><ul><li>Other people become defiant, become indifferent, avoid you, or lose respect for the angry person. </li></ul>
  9. 10. ANGER MANAGEMENT Anger management does not involve getting rid of all anger, but using anger to enhance your life. We can look at the purposes of anger in both a positive and negative light.
  10. 11. ANGER MANAGEMENT The positive aspects of anger are that you have increased energy, are able to communicate your feelings, able to solve your problems and can take charge of the situation. `
  11. 12. ANGER MANAGEMENT The negative aspects of anger are that you can have disruption of your thinking, unnecessarily defend yourself, become aggressive and become known as an angry person.
  12. 13. ANGER MANAGEMENT Anger management would be seen then as increasing the positive aspects or functions of anger and decreasing the negative functions of anger.
  13. 14. Importance of ANGER MANAGEMENT The goal of Anger Management is to reduce both your emotional feelings and the physiological arousal that anger causes. You can't get rid of, or avoid, the things or the people that enrage you, nor can you change them, but you can learn to control your reactions.
  14. 15. How to deal with angry feelings effectively Identify stressors and learn stress-management techniques and relaxation skills. <ul><ul><li>Take steps to establish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>real communication skills. </li></ul></ul>Identify the emotional baggage from childhood issues. Learn to recognize your body’s reactions to anger. Learn to state your true feelings. Attempt to see things from the other person’s perspective. How to deal with angry feelings effectively
  15. 16. The following are some TIPS to prevent/control an Anger
  16. 17. The key to anger reduction is knowing yourself . A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  17. 18. Do important jobs now before they become urgent. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  18. 19. When you make mistakes, learn from them rather than getting angry. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  19. 20. Don't criticize, condemn & complain because it makes you angry. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT Compiled by MRD
  20. 21. Learn to say no . A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  21. 22. Choose a job you love and you will not have a day of anger in your working life. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  22. 23. Most problems are really the absence of ideas. Think ahead... anticipate... do it or get it done, even if second best... you will be less angry. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  23. 24. Organize your mind and organize your desk for 5 minutes every hour. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  24. 25. Accept what you cannot change & change what you cannot accept. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  25. 26. Say sorry at the right moment to reduce the anger of others. For every 10 minutes you are angry you lose 600 seconds of happiness. A little pot soon hot! A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  26. 27. Never get angry with a man who has nothing to lose. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  27. 28. The most common occupational disease of a poor executive is his inability to listen . The result is anger . A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  28. 29. Never reply to a letter/ email when you are angry. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  29. 30. Nobody can disgrace us other than ourselves. So why get angry? A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  30. 31. Never go to bed with an argument unsettled. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  31. 32. Expectation breeds frustration. Frustration breeds anger. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  32. 33. Work is the best remedy for all angers. Men who do not know how to fight anger, die young. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  33. 34. Indecision makes you angry. Therefore, decide this way or that way. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  34. 35. If all else fails, lower your standards to make you less angry. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  35. 36. You cannot change others as easily as you can change yourself. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  36. 37. Do not just catch your employees or your children doing wrong things; it will make you angry. Catch them doing right things . A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  37. 38. Most people remember 20 % of what they hear... understand this fact to reduce your anger. A match stick has a head but not a brain ANGER PREVENTION KIT
  38. 39. When you are ANGRY and UPSET remember… 1-2-3 TURTLE
  39. 40. 1 – Go inside your shell <ul><li>THINK before you ACT </li></ul><ul><li>Take a “Time Out” </li></ul>
  40. 41. <ul><li>Time to RELAX </li></ul><ul><li>Calm yourself down </li></ul>2 – Take 3 Deep Breaths
  41. 42. <ul><li>Think of a good solution </li></ul>3–Walk Away
  42. 43. Finally………. Control Your Anger Before it controls you Since…
  43. 44. <ul><li>Anger is one letter short of D..A..N..G..E..R! </li></ul>

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