15 deep questions to ask yourself when you feel anger

  1. Who am I angry with?
  2. Where does the anger come from?
  3. What is the trigger of my anger?
  4. What are some strategies to let go of my anger and find peace in myself again?
  5. How does it feel to be angry?
  6. How will this action affect the people around me when I take it (parents, friends, others)?
  7. Is there another way to resolve my anger instead of taking this action?
  8. In what way will my anger have been resolved by taking this action?
  9. What am I trying to achieve by doing such an action?
  10. Why did I think that was a good idea to do?
  11. What would happen if I took that action?
  12. What is the next step that I am tempted to do about my anger?
  13. What brought on this feeling of anger?
  14. What can I do to calm down my feelings of anger?
  15. What are the thoughts I have when I am angry?

9 tips on how to deal with anger

  1. Vent your anger in a safe way, such as boxing or running.
  2. Think about what is really bothering you, rather than directing anger toward someone or something.
  3. List the things about which you are angry and then write down how each situation is affecting you emotionally. What thoughts are going through your mind? Get out a pen and paper the next time you are feeling angry and write out the things that make you angry. Sometimes this will help you understand why you feel so angry and what you can do to change it.
  4. Learn ways to take care of yourself when you are angry. Drink a glass of water, go for a walk or find any activity that will help you release some of your tension.
  5. If you start to feel angry, take a few deep breaths (practice this skill often).
  6. Find someone to talk to about your anger.
  7. Find a place in your home that feels safe and go there if you feel yourself getting angry.
  8. Detach yourself from the emotion of anger by imagining that the emotion is sitting on an object in your home and then walking away from it until it disappears. This will help you detach from anger more quickly when it arises again in the future.
  9. Change the channel or turn off the television altogether if television seems to be provoking your anger responses.

How anger affects you

Anger is a feeling that is experienced by many people. It can be triggered by many things, such as situations of injustice, betrayal, and abandonment. Some people experience anger out of habit or when they are frustrated. People sometimes turn to anger as a way to cope with their feelings and negative thoughts. A person feels anger because something has happened that has made them feel emotional pain. The person might feel anger out of habit or as a way to cope with negative thoughts or feelings.