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Anger Management For Dummies

Smith, Laura L.

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3. Auflage November 2021
368 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-82827-3
John Wiley & Sons

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Learn to mitigate your anger and take charge of your life

Everyone experiences anger from time to time, but when left unchecked or unbridled, this normal human emotion can become disruptive and damage relationships. If you're ready to stop letting anger control your life, turn to Anger Management For Dummies. This trusted source gives you tools to identify the source of your anger--whether it's fear, depression, anxiety, or stress--and offers ways to deal with the "flight or fight" instinct that anger produces, allowing you to release yourself and your life from its grip.

Anger Management For Dummies outlines specific anger management methods, skills, and exercises that you can use to take control of your feelings and actions. It provides:
* Information on the different kinds of rage, including road, air, and office
* A look at Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) and how to manage aggression
* Advice on how to deal with angry children and teens
* Details on how anger is related to the "fight, flight, or freeze" response of the nervous system and prepares you to fight (for good or bad)

Overcoming anger issues requires support, mindfulness, and a bit of practice--all of which this book provides. When you're ready to face your triggers and change your perspective on the emotions of anger or rage, let Anger Management For Dummies give you the helping hand you need.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Anger Management 5

Chapter 1: Understanding Anger 7

Chapter 2: Finding Your Anger Profile 15

Chapter 3: Deciding Whether to Change 35

Part 2: Rethinking Anger 53

Chapter 4: Jump-Starting Anger Management 55

Chapter 5: Connecting Events to Thoughts and Feelings 67

Chapter 6: Reexamining Angry Thoughts 77

Chapter 7: Taking the Focus Off Yourself 99

Part 3: Equipping Yourself with Anger Management Tools 109

Chapter 8: Communicating Assertively with Compassion 111

Chapter 9: Mindfully Managing Anger 129

Chapter 10: Practicing Non-Angry Responses 139

Part 4: Managing Anger Hotspots 153

Chapter 11: When You Are Morally Outraged 155

Chapter 12: Dealing with Anger at Work 167

Chapter 13: Understanding and Helping Angry Children and Teens 183

Chapter 14: Subduing Anger in Intimate Relationships 203

Chapter 15: Rage Behind the Machine 215

Part 5: Handling Anger from the Past 225

Chapter 16: Letting Go of Past Anger 227

Chapter 17: Finding Forgiveness 241

Chapter 18: Preventing Relapse 249

Part 6: Living Beyond Anger 257

Chapter 19: Soothing Stress 259

Chapter 20: Balancing Your Body 275

Chapter 21: Building Social Support 293

Chapter 22: Finding Meaning and Purpose 303

Part 7: The Part of Tens 313

Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Deal with Angry People 315

Chapter 24: Ten Ways to Decrease Anger with Compassion 323

Chapter 25: Ten Anti-Anger Thoughts 327

Index 335