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How can I manage anger in the moment?

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There’s no one way to manage anger in the moment. But you can:

  • Try deep breathing, positive self-talk, or stopping your angry thoughts.
  • Try to express yourself clearly and calmly.
  • Get support from others.
  • Talk through your feelings.
  • Put yourself in another's place.

From: Mental Health and Anger Management WebMD Medical Reference

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American Psychological Association: ''Controlling anger before it controls you.''

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on September 23, 2018

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American Psychological Association: ''Controlling anger before it controls you.''

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on September 23, 2018

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