Start by considering these 10 anger management tips.
- Think before you speak.
- Once you’re calm, express your anger.
- Get some exercise.
- Take a timeout.
- Identify possible solutions.
- Stick with ‘I’ statements.
- Don’t hold a grudge.
- Use humor to release tension.
How can I control my short temper?
20 Effective Ways to Control a Bad Temper
- Take a timeout. If you feel your temper slowly rising, remove yourself from the situation completely.
- Don’t carry your temper.
- Keep a journal.
- Practice relaxation techniques.
- Take a walk.
- Take a class you enjoy.
- Change your mindset.
- Think of a funny memory.
Why do I get so angry so fast?
Many people are easily angered when they’re already experiencing negative feelings caused by hunger, stress, nervousness, sadness, fatigue, illness, or boredom. A person is also more likely to become angry when the situation is perceived to be unfair, preventable, intentional, and someone else’s fault.
What are the symptoms of anger issues?
Some physical signs of anger include:
- clenching your jaws or grinding your teeth.
- stomach ache.
- increased and rapid heart rate.
- sweating, especially your palms.
- feeling hot in the neck/face.
- shaking or trembling.