11 Ways To Control Your Anger 😠

11 Ways To Control Your Anger 😠

There are days when we feel annoyed with someone or something and there are lots of shuffled reasons leading to anger in our mind. We need to control our anger but it is difficult to do it.

The simplest thing to do is  breathe in – breathe out. Sometimes we have to control anger to avoid creating a huge issue. Sometime we need to delay the reaction for the right time. It’s true anger is an important part of emotions and must be expressed. Consistently holding your anger for a longer time inside mind can lead to emotional imbalance.

The habit of having control over anger can help us to calm down and take the right decisions. We can find many institutes and health-care management providing anger control therapy. While yoga can help us to have a balance over emotions, there are other simple ways to change the mood. Whenever we are in the angry mood, we can try any of these 11 things :

1]Involve yourself in house chores.

Doing any single work can divert your mind.

When we are trying to perform any house related work, we can keep our mind focused in cleaning things or keeping things neat. While performing these type of tasks, brain slows the anger amount. Everyone may not like doing house chores. Everyone may not be fit enough to carry out these type of work. But, all those people who are capable of doing it can adapt this technique to simmer down.

 

2]Pick up one of your hobbies and do it for a while, this can make you happy as well.

 

Painting, crafting, playing instruments, and designing work diverts the thoughts to the creative form. You will feel better by  expressing anger through the paint or music. Reading book or writing books takes the mind to the imagination world. This in turn, helps the senses to shift away from anger. 

3]At the office, do any other work or learn something.

 

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We may not have all the privileges of controlling our anger at office. So, the best thing is to learn something new. It can even be the smallest things. Keeping mind busy in learning something new diverts mind from anger. You can continue to do the same given work or change the task for a while. It is one of the ways, to let the anger slip on downhill. 

 

4]Play some outdoor sports.

 

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This can bring enthusiasm. Playing outdoor games with other players levels up the energy. You can put the anger into the game to win it. For some people anger can work as negative effect to focus on game whilst for others anger itself can help to focus hard on the game. Whether you win or not, spending time playing sports assists in healthier mental health. 

 

 

5]Play indoor or online game.

 

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Playing indoor games with friends, families or at other gaming centers helps the person to enjoy those little moments. Online games can also help the person rather than rushing the negative thoughts in mind. It is as good as engaging yourself in some activity to relieve your mind.

 

6]Speak with some family member or friends.

 

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Talking about the issue that made you angry on the first place, can help to relax the mind. Discussions related to different things in the conversation adds to mellow down. 

 

7]Cook your favorite food.

 

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Cooking is one of the skills needs to be acquired to live independently. Some people love eating food , the colloquial term as foodie. You can buy your favorite food from outside but cooking it by yourself gives satisfaction to mind. When your mind and tummy is satisfied, anger will either have less space or no space to stay. 

 

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8]Listen to the music.

 

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Listening to your favorite music takes you to the imagination world. You fly to the other side of your expected world. This aids in soothing your heart and hence, your mind.

 

9]Dance on your favorite music.

 

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Dancing changes the mood to happiness. You don’t have to be a trained dancer. You can just do any jolly steps by yourself. You can watch song videos or dance videos and perform it simultaneously. It will act as an exercise and keep you happy. When the happy emotion takes over the room, anger vanishes.

 

10] Watch shows/videos/ series

 

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You can watch any entertainment or your favorite genre shows/videos/series. This helps in your mind in watching and reacting to those shows. Your anger will eventually slide to low scale.

 

11] Go For Walk

 

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Last but not the least, Go For Walk. Walking not only keeps you healthy physically, it also boosts your mental strength. You can either go for jogging or have simple walk. Your mind will get diverted to outside atmosphere. You will feel refreshed.

I will wrap up the 11 simple tips of anger management here.
What you do to reduce your anger? Share your tips in the comment box.

Have a good day 🙂

 

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57 comments

  1. I need to keep these in mind. Sometimes I lose my temper, mostly when I’m driving. People can be morons on the road. I’m trying to work on the cursing.

  2. You, Me and Benny says:

    I needed this list yesterday when I was irrationally mad at a video game! Sometimes it’s easy to get mad and forget it’s not worth it!

  3. These are really useful and manageable tips to help control anger. Sometimes, we just need to distract ourself from what caused the anger.

  4. Great list of ideas! Doing the dishes always helps calm me down and de-stress me.

  5. natalielovesbeauty says:

    Listening to music is always a great way for me to clear my mind. It’s always been the most therapeutic for me.

  6. Cristina Petrini says:

    When I feel a lot of anger I feel the need to vent it and to avoid damage to people or objects I scream at nothing or the pillow or the same woodpecker, maybe they are not the best ideas, but at least I do not rush against anyone.

  7. I need to read this post over and over again, I guess i will bookmark it. I don’t have any anger issues but i am stressed most of the time and these tips do help. Thank you.

  8. Neil Alvin Nicerio says:

    Great tips. 🙂 I learned a lot from your article.

  9. These are really useful tips. I honestly need to control my temper a lot of times.

  10. These are some really clever solutions to help you change your attitude. My favourites from the list would be dancing, going for a walk and meeting up with friends.

  11. This post is very useful to help people who has hot temper. Anger is very bad to health and I usually do some exercise daily to release the stress. After the workout, I feel good as endorphins get to released.

  12. Hannah Marie says:

    This post has quickly caught my attention. This is a type of emotion many of us are trying to prevent. Absolutely helpful in lots of ways.

  13. For me, I try to cool down by leaving the situation or just doing Tae Kwon Do.

  14. modlphotography says:

    Great pointers for managing anger. Thank you!

  15. Lyosha Varezhkina says:

    That is so me! Sometimes I have so much to do and feel annoyed with pretty much everything, it’s like things are overflowing me. So hard!

  16. Definitely need to write these out for my step-daughter. She sometimes gets really angry. Im trying to help her with it. Pinned for later. Thank you!

  17. Anger management should be practiced by everyone. Sadly, we all know that one person who flies off the handle and breaks things or screams like a banshee. Those are the folks who need to read this article!

  18. I love all of these tips! When I feeling anger and upset I do singing with guitar to boost out my feelings and it’s worked for me 🙂

  19. Good ideas to manage anger. For me I think music helps a lot.

  20. meditation is such a powerful tool to contol your anger. I completely changed my attitude since I started meditating.

  21. Nice tips. I drink water when I feel angry or upset. Talking with someone is also a good idea.

  22. I definitely feel that anger is a result of stress and all the activities you mention can reduce that.

  23. Alexandra Cook says:

    These are some very great points to start on. It takes a lot of effort to over come anger.

  24. I love this post so much! I’m going to use this advice!

  25. Going for a walk definitely helps me clear my mind and collect myself. Anger has the ability to rush over us, but practicing your tips here would be so helpful for others to try!

  26. These are all wonderful ways to redirect when you’re feeling angry. We have to make sure we’re able to remember and identify these things though when we are angry. Sometimes we may need a person we love and trust to help initiate the redirect so that we’re able to calm down.

  27. talamayfreelance says:

    As someone who spent time in anger-management I appreciate this. My go to has always been writing or yoga.

  28. Enjoy my read & learnt some self control tips, a great reminder, thanks for this lovely sharing, agreeing absolutely self control really important in most scenarios. cheers siennylovesdrawing

  29. Bindu Thomas says:

    These are all really simple and easy tips. You just need to remember to follow any of them when you are angry.

  30. simplysensationalfood says:

    These are really good tips and I think depending on your personality we all calm down in different ways.For me its time out alone to reflect helps me to gain composure.

  31. Too true! I listen to upbeat music and dance or I just put on a show to watch and forget. The point is these work temporarily so you need to confront the source of your anger and make sure you control how it affects you next time. Very vital for work too.

  32. Helen Neale says:

    love this topic! every single one of them is such an important tips to control our anger. Thanks so much for sharing

  33. These are great tips! Anger is quite bad for health and keeping a check on anger is important. Diverting your energy into some productive is a great way to keep calm

  34. Getting busy would be so very helpful with when you are anger. I would need to take a break and step back from all of it. For me I love hiking.

  35. Whenever I get extremely angry, I work my ass off. Household chores somehow calms me down. Haha, cooking favourite food sounds like an awesome anger management tip. Thanks for this.

  36. Your post is very important and helpful since anger management is very challenging. Among the ways you mentioned, I think I am more of the #7 and #8 type.

    I would love to try the other tips you mentioned. Thank you for sharing them.

  37. Music and walks are my go to when I’m angry! love the ideas you have ; )

  38. Enriqueta Lemoine says:

    This is a grat post. I do many of the things you recommendÑ going for walks, keep my mind busy and listening to music are my favorites!

  39. When I was a child my mom used to tell me that getting angry was not always nessasary, and that anger is a choice you could choose to be and not to be angry, and had mention some of this tips to me like, speaking with friends and family members about it, doing my hobbies (reading) and listening to musics, but I new thing I got from this post is going for a walk and I think I love that.

  40. These are some very helpfful tips, I like doing hobbies, listening to music and cleaning, they keep me busy

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