It’s becoming more important in today’s society to know how to control anger. With all of the stresses and obligations that we deal with on a daily basis, it’s no wonder why so many of us can have problems with anger.
In order to master anger management, you’ll need to gain control of how you react to your emotions. It takes getting into a mindset that allows you to think before you act or speak.
If you live long enough you will experience conflict. The chance that everyone will like us or get along with us is very minimal. Inevitably we will disagree with someone. When this happens, handling the conflict with a level head avoids stress and keeps the chance of the conflict escalating less likely.
Handling conflict does not have to be confrontational in the classic sense. When someone mentions an altercation we think of the showdown at the OK Corral. Coming into the meeting ready to fight is not the best way to handle a conflict.
If you find yourself getting angry at everything, no matter how big or small the situation is, then it may be time for you to start using an anger management strategy, before things get out of control.
Anger management strategy #1 – Get out of dodge