Dealing With Your Anger: a self-compassion excercise

The purpose of this exercise is to help you get along with your anger. Easily we strive to keep anger out of our consciousness or supress it . We have learned that it is not really appropriate to be cranky and if we express direct, unhandled anger, we get into conflicts with other people. Working on anger allows us to connect with what the anger wants to tell us or what things it wants to protect us from. It also gives energy and strength to make changes.

For this exercise, you can choose a situation where you became angry for someone else.

Thank you to: Irmeli Laitinen, psychotherapist, FSHS, Christopher Germer, PhD , clinical psychologist and lecturer on psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Kristin Neff, Ph.D., associate professor in educational psychology at the University of Texas, Austin.

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