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Anger

Anger is a normal emotion, but it can become problematic if not managed effectively. Here are some tips to help you manage your anger in the best way:

1. Recognize your triggers: Identify situations or people that tend to make you angry, so you can be more prepared to handle those situations.

2. Take a break: When you feel your anger rising, take a break from the situation. Remove yourself physically and take a few deep breaths or count to ten to calm down.

3. Express yourself: Find healthy ways to express your anger, such as talking to a trusted friend, writing in a journal, or engaging in physical activity.


Dr. Damanjit Kaur (MD Psychiatry)



4. Use "I" statements: When communicating with others, use "I" statements to express how their behavior is affecting you, rather than blaming them.

5. Practice empathy: Try to see things from the other person's perspective, and consider their feelings and needs.

6. Use humor: Use humor to defuse tense situations and lighten the mood.

7. Seek professional help: If your anger is causing significant problems in your life, consider seeking the help of a mental health professional.

Remember, managing anger is a process that takes time and practice. Don't be too hard on yourself if you don't get it right the first time. Keep trying, and you will eventually find what works best for you.


Dr. Damanjit Kaur (MD Psychiatry)

Anjali Gulati (Psychologist)

Faith Hospital, Chandigarh

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