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 What are emotions?
Emotions are feelings that include both positive and
negative responses, which are triggered by wha...

 Today we will focus on the emotion of anger and how
you can practice self-control regarding anger.

Anger
 Is a normal emotion.
 Can become
dangerous
 Can affect the way you
deal with others.
 Can affect the way you
...

 No one ever makes you angry. You make a
conscious choice to become angry.
 Anger is a secondary emotion.
 Anger is f...

Anger Hurts
 Anger that is
uncontrolled has the
potential of causing
harm that cannot be
repaired.

 We experienced something that is bad or our
expectations were not met.
 The reasons we get angry are called triggers....

 Don’t take everything so personally:
 Taking the random comments of others personally.
 This comes from our own inse...

Jumping to conclusions
 Insecurities can lead to
jumping to conclusions.
What do you see?

 Just like the optical illusion, we can see one thing
at first glance, but upon closer inspection, it
becomes clear it ...
 Another anger trap lies in using abusive behavior
as a means to resolve conflicts.
 Conflicts are not excuses to becom...
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BEHAVIOR
Feelings
Hot
Thoughts
Triggers
Anger Sequence
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 There are three typical ways an angry person
responds:
To withdraw means to
ignore the source of the
anger.
Displaceme...

 No one can make you angry and no one can control your
anger for you.
 START controlling your anger.
 Change your con...
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 Focus on cool thoughts.
Hot
Cool
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 Speak in a respectful tone of voice.
 Use “I” language to communicate your feelings.
 Behave in a peaceful way.
 Us...

 Anger is normal.
 Anger can be dangerous.
 No one can make me angry.
 Anger is secondary.
 Conflicts are not an ex...
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  1. 1.   What are emotions? Emotions are feelings that include both positive and negative responses, which are triggered by what we experience.  What are some of the typical emotions we experience? Joy, anger, fear, love, hate, depression, passion, sorr ow, excitement, embarrassment, thankfulness, and so forth.  How can we practice self-control regarding our emotions? By stopping, thinking about our thoughts and feelings, considering our options and then proceeding to
  2. 2.   Today we will focus on the emotion of anger and how you can practice self-control regarding anger.
  3. 3.  Anger  Is a normal emotion.  Can become dangerous  Can affect the way you deal with others.  Can affect the way you feel about yourself.
  4. 4.   No one ever makes you angry. You make a conscious choice to become angry.  Anger is a secondary emotion.  Anger is felt as a result of other emotions that have not been appropriately resolved.  Anger that is uncontrolled can turn to rage. “We create our own anger by the way we think, our attitude and our choices.” Facts About Anger
  5. 5.  Anger Hurts  Anger that is uncontrolled has the potential of causing harm that cannot be repaired.
  6. 6.   We experienced something that is bad or our expectations were not met.  The reasons we get angry are called triggers.  A trigger causes something to occur.  A trigger could be a person, situation or experience. Question of the Day… Why do we get angry?
  7. 7.   Don’t take everything so personally:  Taking the random comments of others personally.  This comes from our own insecurities.  Insecurities are areas where we lack confidence. Feeling a little insecure?
  8. 8.  Jumping to conclusions  Insecurities can lead to jumping to conclusions.
  9. 9. What do you see?
  10. 10.   Just like the optical illusion, we can see one thing at first glance, but upon closer inspection, it becomes clear it is misleading.  Keep things in perspective.  We sometimes make assumptions based on insecurities. Jumping to conclusions [cont..]
  11. 11.  Another anger trap lies in using abusive behavior as a means to resolve conflicts.  Conflicts are not excuses to become angry. Work it Out!
  12. 12.  BEHAVIOR Feelings Hot Thoughts Triggers Anger Sequence
  13. 13.   There are three typical ways an angry person responds: To withdraw means to ignore the source of the anger. Displacement: When angry you tend to store your anger and take it out on others or inanimate objects rather than handle your feelings in a straightforward way Attack. When angry you tend to be verbally and physically aggressive.
  14. 14.   No one can make you angry and no one can control your anger for you.  START controlling your anger.  Change your concept of anger.  Common misconceptions:  Anger is an excuse to become physically or verbally aggressive.  Anger is a reason to withdrawal from those you care about.  Anger is a reason to hurt yourself.  Anger is a reason to get even.  Anger simply tells you that something is being said or done the you do not agree with. You Are Responsible
  15. 15.   Focus on cool thoughts. Hot Cool
  16. 16.   Speak in a respectful tone of voice.  Use “I” language to communicate your feelings.  Behave in a peaceful way.  Use your positive character traits.  If possible, walk away and take time out to cool down.  Talk to someone trusted. Ways to Deal
  17. 17.   Anger is normal.  Anger can be dangerous.  No one can make me angry.  Anger is secondary.  Conflicts are not an excuse.  Feeling angry is the result of a series of steps.  I can handle my anger. What have I learned?
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