Presentation on theme: "Warm up What makes you angry??. Today we will… Define anger Identify physical symptoms of anger Discuss reasons for keeping your anger under control Learn."— Presentation transcript:
Today we will… Define anger Identify physical symptoms of anger Discuss reasons for keeping your anger under control Learn tips for controlling your anger
Answer the following questions. How often do you get angry? Do you always control your anger? Did you ever get into trouble because of your anger? Little anger vs. big anger
Anger Discuss with a partner the definition of anger. a strong feeling of ___________ mixed with the urge to _____ ____. Displeasure Fight back
What bugs you?? Complete page 62 in your LS workbook.
Physical effects of anger Increased HR Tight muscles Rush of blood to head Confusion / irrational thinking Sweating Loss of concentration
How can you deal with anger? Discuss this question with a partner.
Good ways to deal with anger Exercise Listen to music Talk to someone Scream into a pillow Relax / reframe Do something fun Read a book Find something to do to take your mind off of the problem. Count to 10 / deep breath / stress ball Seek counseling or take anger management classes
Bad ways of dealing with anger Fighting back Yell at someone / take out your anger on them Throw things / break something Punch, kick, throw a fit Keep it to yourself YOUR ACTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES!!
Fire analogy Anger is like a fire; if you don’t put it out you could loose something very valuable!