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DESCRIPTIONGot Anger?. Mark A. D. Long, Ed.D. Health Promotion program Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center. Where are you today with your anger?. Hot Frustrated Annoyed Okay Calm. Anger is. A powerful feeling Negative thoughts Physiological response. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Mark A. D. Long, Ed.D.Health Promotion programNavy & Marine Corps Public Health Center
Where are you today with your anger? HotFrustratedAnnoyedOkayCalm
Anger isA powerful feelingNegative thoughtsPhysiological response
How you cope with angry feelings, angry thoughts and your behavior is the key!
Who taught you about anger?ParentsFamilyFriendsCulture
Often we have learned the wrong ways to deal with our anger!
Anger MistakesBlowing upSulking & poutingFightingHolding it inLetting it all outSeeking revenge
Recall others blunders in managing their anger
Remember the mistakes you have made in dealing with your anger!
You can learn from past errors!
AngerConsider how much more often you suffer from your anger and grief than from those very things which you are angry and grieved . . .
My Anger Mistakes List184.108.40.206.5.6.
Anger Triggers & Red Flags
What are yours?
PlanAnticipate your potential red flags!Practice coping with your anger triggers before they occur!Use your anger control skillsLearn from your mistakes!
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow
What to do when Angry
Relax your bodyCalm your mindTake a time out
You can decide whether to have a breakdown or a breakthrough
Anger Control StrategiesImmediately calm downTake a break!Take time to think and reflect about your situation Consider possible options
Anger Management SkillsEngage in physical activityThink about something elseTalk to a friendLet it go!
Remember to chill out and stay in control of your behavior!
Ask yourselfWhat will be gained by doing or saying that?
Wisdom on AngerHolding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at some else - you are the one who gets burned -Buddha
Change your Negative Thinking!
From Negative InterpretationsBroodingBlamingJustifyingLabelingViewing self as wronged
To Positive Thinking
This is disappointingIts not the end of the worldThis is unfair yetId better not jump to conclusionsOthers make mistakes...
Positive Self TalkHelpful to have positive ways to cope and counter negative self talk
Relax and stay calmLosing my cool wont helpI can deal with this!Its not worth getting mad
PracticeNeed to regularly practice anger control skills!Youve had years of experience mismanaging angerNow is the time to learn and develop new effective anger management strategies!
Ingredients needed to change a curse into a blessing- humor, patience and faith
-Dr. Brian Luke Seaward
How will you deal with your anger?
SummaryDo something to de-stressThink before you act and respondChange your thinkingPractice your anger control skillsKnow that you can manage your anger!
Presenting TipsThis brief is designed for small groups- (prefered size