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  • Anger Management

    Anger Management

    What you need to know

    Anger is a normal emotion however it may become a problem if your angry behaviour becomes out of control or aggressive. There may be a lot of reasons why you feel angry but on some occasions you may not know. If this is the case then it is important to work out what is causing your anger in order to help you deal with anger in the right way.
    Noticing the physical behaviours you display when you are angry may help you make more positive decisions about how to handle your anger.

    Physical behaviours you may display:

    • Muscle tension
    • Increased heart rate
    • Face going red
    • Clenching fists
    • Sweating
    • Feeling hot

    Top Tips

    1) Walk away from the situation
    2) Try breathing techniques i.e. breathe slowly and deeply
    3) Distract yourself
    4) Talk to a friend
    5) Keep diary of what causes your anger
    6) Stress balls
    7) Fidget equipment
    8) Listen to music
    9) Make sure you're not hungry- this can lead to 'hanger' as your blood sugar drops
    10) Discuss with your school nurse if you are worrying about this

    Further info

    For information and useful resources please see the links below:

    GetSelfHelp

    YoungMinds

    Mind

    Headspace