How to Journal for Anger Management In 3 Easy Steps
Learning new techniques to help manage your feelings can take time and practice — so try to be patient and gentle with yourself as you learn how to journal for anger management
Would you like to have control over your life?
Would you like to have healthy relationships?
Would you like to be happy?
Imagine being calm and cool all day even after finding out your wife wrecked the car, your son was expelled from school, and the IRS is going to audit you. This could be you after deploying a few anger management techniques.
What’s in it for me?
Learning new techniques to help manage your feelings can take time and practice — so try to be patient and gentle with yourself as you learn to journal for anger management.
The benefits of journaling? First, you’ve just taken some time to look at yourself, which continues the flow of therapy and makes you more aware.
Secondly, you’ve begun to organize what can seem like a bunch of disjointed material. Journaling forces you to funnel disparate thoughts into one linear stream.
Finally, you’re keeping a record of your progress. People who journal for a few months are amazed when they look back to see where they were. Journaling helps therapy extend beyond the session.
But, journaling can only help if you realize you have a problem.
Do you ever kick your dog?
People don’t recognize they have an anger problem until it’s too late. The first step to controlling anger issues is to admit there’s a problem. People who have major anger issues cannot see it.
Individuals, who have trouble admitting they have anger problems and accepting responsibility for their actions, often play the blame game. They have difficulty seeing the situation as being their fault. There’s always something or someone to blame.
Their fits of anger are always blamed on something else. These individuals could really use a few lessons…