Every person felt anger at some point in their lives and we all felt the need to yell, scream and even break things, but only a few of us follow those impulses. For teenagers it is much harder to control these impulses and their temper, which comes with maturity for most. Unfortunately there are some that have a really hard time controlling their emotions and their anger, but they can also learn how to control that anger with some dedication. So for the teens that have anger management issues here are some anger management techniques that will help you calm yourself and overcome the anger that possesses you from time to time.
When you lose control over your emotions and your anger the first thing you need to do is calm things down, that is best done by removing yourself from the situation. You can do that in two ways, either by using some method that calms you down like counting to 10 or literally leaving the room or the place where the argument took place. Experiment when you get in that situation and see what works best and the fastest.
Once the first part is out of the way you still have to dispose of the anger that accumulated inside you, find a way to let that anger get out. Most people simply walk it off, but you can go to the gym, write a diary, play some music, let loose and do whatever feels good and removes you from the danger zone where your anger placed you.
When you get into an argument or hot discussion be sure to stick to the issue at hand, when people argue things tend to get out of control and at that time you can start talking about everything related to the person you are arguing with, and that is never a good thing as it will only worsen the situation. Stick to the issue at hand and try to resolve it, don’t stray off the subject. Be sure to present your side and what made you angry, maybe there is a good explanation on the other side as well, but if you burst and let your anger get a hold of you, you may never know the answer the other side has to offer.
You need to understand that there is a pattern with every type of anger for any person, so if you can track back all of your anger bursts you may figure that pattern out and find a way to stop it. There are some things that may set you off on regular basis, learn to avoid them. If you can see the pattern behind you then keep track of things that happen from now on, that will eventually emerge a pattern for you. The only way to look at anger management and get the best out of it is by seeing it as taking back control over your life.
We all get mad sometimes, and although it may feel good at the moment it will not bring you any good in the long run and it may hurt the people around you that care, so use these few tips to take back control over your emotions and subdue your anger.