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How do I control my anger on a daily basis?

Katherine Lee
Social Work
There are many effective ways to manage your anger: count to 10, stop and think before reacting, taking three deep breaths, leave the situation, positive self-talk, etc. It is very important to understand your triggers to anger and where they are stemming from though. In order to figure this out, you might need to seek professional help.

Developing, practicing, and using healthy coping techniques will assist you in managing and controlling your anger on a daily basis. Sharing your feelings, talking about what makes you angry, and confronting individuals who are affecting you are methods to prevent anger from getting to a boiling point. In addition, practicing relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, and exercise, can help you control your anger. Learning what triggers your anger and related responses is essential to controlling your anger.

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