Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Anger Management Embraces Celebrities along with the Rest of the Nation

Anger management isn't just for the corrupt, law breaking types, it is even for those seeking some assistance for personal improvement or development. Anger management has reached a whole new level, where even celebrities and professional athletes are being referred to these programs to better manage and control their temper .

Most recently, Montana Fishburne has checked herself in for anger management treatment . Gaining skills to better control irrational behavior has gone totally mainstream. What does this say about our society ? Have we become more hostile ? Are we simply just becoming more comfortable with recognizing it and getting help?

Anger management classes or counseling has become one of the most sought out interventions for those seeking to improve relationship skills. Relationship skills include areas such as increased empathy for others, reducing stress, improving communication, better managing expectations, learning to forgive others and improving judgment and impulse control .

No longer does the general public at large view anger as bad, dirty, or for the "out of control". Anger management should be taught in every educational setting starting in elementary school . Improvement in the aforementioned areas can make life more pleasant because the quality of our relationships with others is improved.

The quality of a relationship can often be evaluated by our behavior vs. what we say. While words are meaningful, our actions say much more. Those with anger problems tend to behave in a way that insults , attacks or intimidates others. While most will never "master anger", anger can be controlled by learning several simply skills that can be gained in either a live physical class or through online anger management classes.

Regardless of the reason, if you think your anger has adversely affected someone you think you love or even liked a lot, get the help you need to day. A simple "google" search will likely yield many possibilities.

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