Anger Management

Health Promotion Program Navy & Marine Corps Health Center

´Anger is never without a reason. but seldom with a good oneµ Benjamin Franklin .

Hostility and Anger Effects Health h Coronary heart disease h Cancer h High blood pressure h More likely to die .

h Be socially isolated h Be hostile h Be depressed h Have a high stressed job All increase risk of disease and death .To Stay Distressed and Mad«.

You can change your own anger! .

Anger Control h Reduce cynical thoughts h Reduce angry feelings h Reduce aggressive behaviors .

practice.How to improve anger control skills h Practice. negative feelings and options h Communicate better h Empathize with others . practice! h Identify feelings and thoughts h Evaluate negative thoughts.

Chill Skills Deflection strategies Distraction strategies .

Deflection Skills h Reason with yourself h Tell yourself ´Stopµ h Meditate .

count to a hundredµ . count to ten before you speak.´When angry. If very angry.Thomas Jefferson .

Distraction Skills h Daydream h Positive fantasizing h Time outs .

Is what I·m thinking and feeling appropriate? 3. Is the matter important to me? 2. Is taking action worth it? . Is the situation modifiable? 4.Key Questions 1.

Anger Reduction Skills h Problem solving h Practice acceptance h Communicate Listen Talk h Emphasize positive .

. wrath.Put them away. Anger.. slander and foul talk from your mouth Colossians 3:8 . malice.

Anger Management: Damage control or prevention? .

James 1:19 .Let everyone be quick to listen. slow to anger. slow to speak.

References Anger Kills Dr Redford Williams and Dr Virginia Williams Dr Virginia Williams and Dr Redford Williams Lifeskills - .

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