You are "getting it out. When you write or talk about difficult feelings, memories and experiences, you are using words and rational thought to describe an emotional, non-rational experience. This application of logic to emotional experience helps you to sort things out, and often puts your mind to rest in some very healing ways.
Angry Writing posted Mar 23,5: I get very upset with it. But usually, the 10 minutes after the confrontation are the hardest. I think of all the things I should have said to be more effectively aggressive.
That would have properly humiliated her. I could have really made him feel miserable with that zinger and I would look so smart.
I am ashamed to admit that these thoughts do go through my mind soon after a fight. The more I think about it, the more caustic, nasty or cruel, I can be.
But then half an hour later when I have calmed down, I feel relieved I did not say any of those spiteful things. What good would it have done? Either it would have humiliated someone, or it would have made them feel threatened or defensive and provoked them to escalate matters.
It would no longer be about addressing any specific issues but who can come up with the smarter insults. I have found that it is much harder to be mean and scathing when you are face to face with someone than when you are alone, brooding.
Of course you can learn to be just as mean in person, but most people, naturally, are not. I think, this is because when someone is in front of you they are so real and you can see their expressions and read their body language and feel empathy.
When you obsess about it later, they are just an abstract enemy and then it is all about outwitting and hurting them.
A friend recently wrote an article about how society is becoming a lot, meaner and I was surprised. Because just a day or two ago I was thinking that my daughter is so lucky to be growing up in kinder times.
Today parents and schools encourage co-operation among very small children, instead of competition. Very few parents tell their children to hit back at a child who has hit them. A peaceful resolution is usually encouraged. Corporal punishment in schools is frowned upon.
Shaming and humiliating children is also frowned upon.
Children learn from these attitudes and shame each other less too. Teasing the handicapped or differently-abled is no longer considered acceptable. So why did she think we were getting meaner? Ah, I read the article further and noticed she was talking about social media posts.
We all have an innate craving to be heard by as many as possible. Social media gives this opportunity to anyone.It's not easy to respond calmly when you're feeling angry with someone, but that's what it takes to find a solution. Try these ideas next time anger bubbles up. It's not easy to respond calmly when you're feeling angry with someone, but that's what it takes to find a solution.
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An amazing and smart lady at 1+1+1 created these! Here's how to reel in the tude when you feel extremely angry and use it to your advantage. A great outlet to reduce tension is physical activity: use your anger as fuel for a healthier lifestyle.
That anger propelled me to where I am now: building the writing career I’ve always wanted, surrounded by everything and everyone I care. ESL Printables, the website where English Language teachers exchange resources: worksheets, lesson plans, activities, etc.
Our collection is growing every day with the help of many teachers. Why Am I Angry? worksheet. Stop! Why Am I Angry? worksheet. Discover ideas about School Play Even though I did not particularly like the writing style.
this book changed my life. Anger Worksheets - Length of Activity: 15 minutes Contraindications: None OT Goal: Simulate situations where individual might be anger and have the client.
You can include this activity as part of the session or use it as a follow up activity to be completed another day. Please refer to the Art Activity sheets.
Art activity: When I Feel Angry. Distribute the “What I did at Social Skills Group” worksheets to each child along with a marker, crayon or pencil.