It is human to be angry. But to a certain point, it becomes unhealthy so you should take action before it comes to this. There are those who get temper on small provocations while others can suck in all the annoyance for years without any sign of anger.

Well, anger will always find a way to get to you and when it does you should be able to handle it appropriately. But how is that possible? To give you a heads up, here are 7 tips on how to deal with anger.

1. Lead a healthy lifestyle

  • Anger has no space in those who lead healthy lifestyles. Even when they face anger flares they know the best way to bring things back to normal. You need to eat the balanced diet, get adequate sleep, and frequent time to be happy. This is a good way to shoot down any chances of having negative anger.
  • 2. Often connect with family and friends

  • If there is a better way to deal with anger than surrounding yourself with people you really care about comes top in that list. Even at the heat of massive animosity you will feel loved and appreciated in the company of family and friends. You need to speak to them and that is all it takes to evade negative tempers.
  • 3. Speak out before your anger reaches a no-turn point

  • Studies have confirmed that those who speak out before they get angry to have a better chance to remain in control. On the other hand, those who suck it all the way till they are mad with anger are at odds to normalize the situation. If you feel that something is headed to making you angry it is the time you speak about it other than waiting.
  • 4. Be aware of your anger triggers and warning signs

  • If you know when your body is about to explode in anger; you have a better chance of sitting on top of it. In the rise of anger, your body is sending fight and flight’ signs. Understanding the situations that trigger your anger is crucial for you will be able to stay away from them. This is the best time to try anger control techniques. The odds of getting control over your explosion are better when you address the situation right before it happens.
  • 5. Always think first before you speak

  • In the heat of anger, it is easy to say things you never knew you were capable of. As such you should hold on before you speak when you are angry. You could count one-ten before you talk and you will find it effective in dealing with anger.
  • 6. Exercise is good

  • Pent-up energy can grow within you and you will find it easy to get angry even at the slightest provocation. Exercising can be the key to releasing such energy and instead have space for a sober and understanding mind. Find time for a walk, jog or a run. You should find someone to tag along and you will find it effective in deal with your anger. If possible do the exercise before your anger catches up for your odds are better to beat it this way.
  • 7. Evaluate your self-worth

  • Negative anger is a weakness that dents your self-worth. If you really care about who you are then it would not be a problem dealing with the bad temper. Look into your qualities and see how great a person you are. By the time you are done with the evaluation your anger will be gone.
  • 8. Know when you need professional assistance

  • When you have tried all within your power to contain anger and you find it spiraling out of control then it is the time you seek professional help. This is not a sign of weakness to go out there and search for assistance. There are good anger management programs that would give you an edge over your anger. A good number of excellent anger therapists are waiting for you to give you a helping hand. This should be the last resort when all other tips have failed.
  • Getting angry is a normal reaction and sometimes a healthy emotion. But this only remains true if you know how to positively respond to it. Do not let an emotion cloud your mind leading you to act recklessly. You are in full control of your actions and it should not be a problem to bring sobriety in your anger management. At least for now you have 8 easy tips on how to deal with anger.

    Author's Bio: 

    Juvy Ann is a passionate Author, Life Coach, & Internet Marketer who resides and writes in the Philippines. Currently, she serves as the CEO for IWorld Vision Trading, Inc.

    Both persistent and driven, Juvy Ann has dedicated a lot of her time to learning all things business and has been an ambitious entrepreneur since 2012.

    Juvy Ann holds a B.S. in Accounting. Additionally, she is the member of the Marine Life Protection Association.

    When she isn’t writing, Juvy Ann enjoys going on adventures and traveling. She is also a coffee aficionado. Most importantly, she enjoys spending quality time with her wonderful family. Jo is happily married and a proud mother of 1 beautiful child.

    Along with crafting stories, Jo is presently completing her training to become a motivational speaker.