Anger that leads to violent behavior is serious and needs suitable intervention. A person who exhibits behaviors that can lead to damage of another or property damage needs psychological services from an expert trained in anger management. This article is written for those people whose anger management issues cause them problems (i.e., loss of a job, loss of relationships) but do not cause significant harm to them.
Identify at least three behaviors and emotions. Identify the difference between negative emotions and negative behaviors. The significant point to stress is that all behaviors are OK, but negative behaviors are not. Identify different types of behaviors and emotions. Make a list of as many emotions as possible and show visual representation of feelings. Organizer and participants can also act out different emotions.
Identify different conditions in which people feel ordinary emotions such as happiness, sadness, anger, fear, and enthusiasm. Have the participants explain how they behave in those conditions. Differentiate between the feelings of anger and the behaviors of anger. Ask if there are any negative emotions. Stress throughout the lesson that anger, sadness, etc. are ok, but it is not ok to violent, call people names, or shout at people. Spend time discussing and using examples that differentiate negative behavior from negative emotions.
Identify at least three physiological responses that are treating that a person may be distress. It is significant for the participants to know that how we feel on the inside and what we are showing on the outside gives us clues that we may be annoyed. If a person can recognize the anger prior to doing something unsuitable, he or she can do something suitable. Identify how people experience when they get upset. People can monitor by self or by trainer to recognize the signs of getting angry by paying attention to behavior (raising voice, pacing, rubbing head, etc.) and feelings.
Indicate that a person has an option at this point. He can shout, hit, curse, or do something mean, or he can do something more suitable. Know how to control anger by reading some anger journals regularly. It provides guidelines and information on what upsets a person and how they respond. Remember that it is frequently difficult for people to confess that they have been angry. Review yourself. Thus, it is important to strengthen any attempt to document an episode of anger, regardless of the result. Trainers should give feedback.
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