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Don’t be an angry bird – think, listen before you respond

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Fatima Jantasri

infographics cartoon character about anger management

Fatima Jantasri

Fatima Jantasri

infographics cartoon character about anger management


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When something is unwanted or irrational, an emotion that everyone is acquainted with now and again is anger. Anger is conveyed in many ways and it affects not only the person portraying it, but others around them as well. Now, don’t worry everyone feels angry time to time. Anger can start with a little irritation to frustration. In fact, even being bored is also a reaction of anger, because oneself is unsatisfied with what’s going on around them.

Being angry is completely normal in everyone’s daily life. It’s a human emotion. It only becomes a problem when it spirals out of control and becomes dangerous or destructive. It could lead to bad decisions that could cause horrible consequences in your life or even someone else’s.

When you come to face with a problem, it is very easy to say or do something that you could regret later on in life. When in these positions, recollect your thoughts and think about everything you’re going to say before you hurt yourself and others.

For a lot of people, it is often difficult to listen and that is one of the major problems in arguments. We love to speak and most people around the world are excellent speakers which makes it hard for some of us to lend an ear. When faced with a problem and you’re feeling your anger rising, try to ask questions to help yourself understand what is going on in someone else’s point of view. It is very important that you listen and breathe when speaking and thinking about what you’re about to say.

Don’t hold a grudge! Forgiveness is very important! Many people get into arguments even over the smallest of things and forget to realize that they are people too and everyone makes mistakes. If you forgive the person who angered you, maybe the both of you can learn from your mistakes and move on.

You’ll never know what will happen to you or anyone around you at any given time. Controlling anger will help you deal and solve various problems. When faced with a problem, being calm has been proven a fact that your mind is at ease allowing you to not overthink and deal with your feelings. When you’re feeling better and have your emotions in check you’re able to handle your priorities and take better care of the people or things that matter most.

Challenge yourself to think before you speak. It is hardest to listen when you disagree with something towards another person. Many people often have trouble listening to something they disagree with because they feel they are right. When put into these positions try to learn for your past mistakes. A person’s point of view is very important and understanding it will most likely help you benefit from that argument. Remember: arguments should lead to discussions.

 

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