Here are some principles I cover with men. If you can believe in these principles and begin to exercise them you will be able to manage and control your anger. I have a few favorites. After you read these feel free to tell me what your favorites are. I would love to hear from you.
This was taken from Anger Busters 101 – by James Baker.
Practice self-restrain – Don’t always express yourself
Practice kindness – Not revenge
Practice being gracious – Not critical (Dear God Letter)
Practice self-examination – Not blame
Practice empathy – Not selfishness
Practice surrendering – Not dominating
Practice service to others – Not self-interest
Practice disciplining yourself – Not “I have to have my way”
Practice being patient –Not impulsive
Practice forgiveness – Not punishment (Forgive us debts as we forgive)
Practice losing – Not winning
Practice being wrong – Not right
Practice humility – Not self-righteousness
Practice being compassionate –Not angry at injustice toward others
Practice persistence dealing with anger –Not “How much can I take?”
Practice understanding – Not complaining
Practice feeling awkward – Not feeling natural
Practice balancing your life – Not careerism
Practice staying on the path – Not cursing your luck
Practice daily spiritual meditation – Not sleeping late
Taken from Anger Busters 101 -by James Baker
If you enjoyed this article please consider sharing it!