Sometimes anger and frustration can overwhelm us and we may react to these emotions in a way that is out of character.
Anger management refers to the skills that help people recognise when and why their anger occurs and how to deal with their feelings in a calm, collected and constructive way.
Counselling is highly recommended for anger management, but there are also self-management techniques which can help individuals to feel more in control of their anger and alleviate associated problems and frustrations.
Take regular exercise and keep fit
The hormones produced when we are angry – primarily cortisol and adrenaline – are similar to those produced when we get stressed. Exercising regularly can help your body to better regulate your adrenaline and cortisol levels. The feel-good chemicals (endorphins) released during exercise will also help to reduce negative feelings.
Be prepared for ‘difficult’ situations
If there is a particular situation or conversation that you…