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How do relaxation techniques work to control anger?

Relaxation techniques have been shown to calm you down when angry or experiencing other negative emotions. Deep breathing, yoga, guided imagery, light exercises, and meditation are all common techniques to help calm you and assist you in taking control of your emotions. These techniques allow you to focus on something else other than your anger or the situation you are in, and in turn aid in relaxing you.

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