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Let’s Talk. ANGER MANAGEMENT. 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. . ANGER MANAGEMENT.

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Let s talk

Let’s Talk

ANGER MANAGEMENT


Let s talk

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.


Let s talk

ANGER MANAGEMENT

The positive aspects of anger are you have increased energy, are able to communicate your feelings, able to problem solve and can take charge of the situation.


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ANGER MANAGEMENT

The negative aspects of anger are you can have disruption of your thinking, unnecessarily defend yourself, become aggressive and become known as an angry person.


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ANGER MANAGEMENT

Anger management is a way to increase the positive aspects of anger and decrease the negative aspects of anger.


Anger management

ANGER MANAGEMENT

Know the difference between ANGERand AGGRESSION.

  • Anger is an emotion. It is ok to be angry. It is part of being human.

  • Aggression is acting out inappropriately and is not ok. Learn to check your aggression and express your anger appropriately.


Taking off the masks

Sometimes anger really is …

Embarrassment

Shame

Disappointment

Jealousy

Fear

Helplessness

Sadness

Feeling left-out

Taking off the masks


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You are in charge of your own feelings:

You own your feelings.

It is okay to feel angry.

Anger is part of being human.

Learn how to express your anger in helpful ways.


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Do you show anger in aggressive ways?

Do you…..

Throw things

Kick people or things

Get in someone’s face

Shove, grab or hit

Break things

Call people names

Give someone a dirty look

Give people the silent treatment

Get others to “gang up”

Spread rumors

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ANGER MANAGEMENT

Choose to feel good about yourself by expressing your feelings.

Express your feelings in ways that are fair to others and yourself.

Use fair words…such as “I feel…”


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The more you learn to take care of your anger the more powerful you become.

You need to control what you do with your anger.

You control how you let your anger out.

Practice cooling off.

Watch your thoughts.


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Identify possible consequences of your anger to others and yourself.

What can that mean for you?

Physical harm to someone or self

Destruction of property

Loss of friends

Loss of social privileges

Getting a bad reputation

Going to juvenile hall

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Identify self-destructive behavior.

Negative self-talk

Blaming everyone else

Taking everything personally

Assuming

Looking for fights

Feeling outraged

Self-injury

Overeating, drinking

Taking drugs

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ANGER MANAGEMENT

Stop blaming others and yourself.

  • Blaming only keeps people upset.

  • Blaming is a way of not respecting people.

  • Express your feelings and then try to work things out.


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What do you think

before your angry

actions?

Do you think …

You did that on purpose…

You wanted to hurt me…

You deserve this…

You never even asked me…

You’re being unreasonable…

You think you’re so good…

I’ll show you…

You started it…

It’s not fair…

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Identify how you physically feel when you are angry

Stomach gets tight/upset

Heart beats faster

Clench fists

Feel yourself getting flushed

Pressure on your temples

Sweaty palms

Clenched jaw

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You don’t have to hold on to your anger.

  • Find ways to let it go.

  • Talk about hurt and angry feelings.

  • Look for someone to discuss your anger.


Take control of your anger

Take control of your anger

  • Stand up for yourself and others being hurt.

  • Learn to defeat negative self-talk.

  • Feel good about learning about yourself.

  • You are strong when you use fair and firm words instead of fists.


Steps to taming anger

Steps to taming anger

  • Know what pushes your buttons.

  • Know your body’s anger signs.

  • Stop and think!

  • Decide what to do.


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ANGER MANAGEMENT

Ways to Calm Down:

  • Exercise.

  • Eat right.

  • Get enough sleep.

  • Learn to relax.

  • Know your feelings.

  • Write about those feelings.


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  • Find a quiet place.

  • Take a time out.

  • Find fun distractions.

  • Make good decisions about what you see and hear.

  • Choose friends who make you feel good.

  • Learn to forgive and forget.


Conflict resolution steps

Conflict resolution steps:

  • Calm down

  • Identify the problem

  • Find solutions

  • Pick the best solution

  • Evaluate the solution

  • Make changes if necessary


Remember people are precious

Remember people are precious.

  • Watch your thoughts, words, and actions.

  • Stop hurting people with your words and actions.

  • Take ownership of the hurtful things you do and say.

  • “Bullying” hurts everyone.


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