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This New Year, Resolve to Control Anger

2016 was a particularly difficult year for many people.  Even the most even-tempered individuals have challenges managing ongoing stress.  Anger is a completely normal human emotion.  But when tempers flare out of control, serious problems — that damage work performance, quality of relationships and overall well-being — may ensue.

A bubbling temper can make you feel as though you’re at the mercy of unpredictable and powerful emotions.  But keeping anger under control is essential for disease prevention.  If you occasionally have difficulty managing anger, don’t dismay:  Check out these winning tips to swiftly defuse a hot temper.

  • Exercise
  • Breathe deeply
  • Repeat calming words
  • Imagine a serene setting
  • Alter your thought process
  • Banish “never”
  • Take peace of mind time
  • Use logic to defeat anger
  • Solve and resolve problems
  • Take a hike
  • Pick a pastime
  • Laugh
  • Meditate or pray
  • Time it right
  • Keep your calm

Dr. Barbara Smith
Chiropractor and Health Educator

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