"Excellent, easy advice for those who live with a short fuse." --Foreword Reviews (starred)
Quick and easy-to-learn strategies for dealing with anger on the spot
If you struggle with problem anger, you know how much it can hurt your relationships and get in the way of your happiness. When you're faced with a difficult situation or anger trigger, it's all too easy to get swept up in your emotions. That's why you need quick and immediate tools you can use in the moment--whenever anger takes hold.
Based in proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Instant Anger Management is a take-anywhere guide for managing anger--whenever and wherever you are. Using quick and simple "try this" interventions--such as breathing, acceptance, and self-expression--you'll learn to stay grounded, identify your triggers, and balance your emotions. You'll also find tips and strategies to help you maintain a more positive outlook on life.
Packed with skills to help you:
- Express yourself in healthy ways
- Deal with frustration
- Find validation for your emotions
- Handle feelings of regret
- Stop being defensive
About the Author
Aaron Karmin, LCPC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor who earned his master's degree through Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. In addition, Karmin is a certified clinical hypnotherapist, and holds an advanced certification in stress management. He is author of The Anger Management Workbook for Men, and his approach focuses on identifying physical cues, recognizing thoughts, considering consequences, implementing solutions, choosing behaviors, and promoting expression.