⚡ Encourage myself with rational self-talk
What we tell ourselves can make our anger worse. Effective anger management depends on a rational assessment of the emotional experience during the arousal.
Restate each of the following false ideas we might tell ourselves so the idea is more rational and positive.
My child has to be perfect
Bad things should not happen to me
Others always have to keep my best interests in mind
I can't change
All anger is bad
I am a weak person
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