Healthy Ways to Process Your Anger
Many of us have a hard time with anger. We either suppress it or let it all hang out in the heat of the moment. When we suppress our anger, it only builds and intensifies, said Aaron Karmin, MA, LCPC, a psychotherapist at Urban Balance, a private counseling practice in Chicago, Ill. When we release our anger impulsively, we may say things or do things we later regret. Like all emotions, anger is valuable. The key is in knowing how to handle it. Karmin shared these six strategies for processing anger healthfully.