Managing Your own Anger

Managing Your own Anger

Seven Dimensions
Updated May 29, 2024
Course Description

Being angry can become a self-destructive habit, causing anxiety and high blood pressure. In this course, psychology expert Peter Quarry explains a healthier way to manage anger is realizing that it is a form of energy. This energy is much better funneled into creative projects, planning to do something happy with colleagues or family, or accomplishing personal goals.

We all get angry, and these reactions are habits. In this course you will learn Peter Quarry’s tips for anger management and how to harness creative anger for more productive ends.

Key Learning Points
Constant anger has long-term consequences. Instead of letting your reactions become a habit Peter Quarry recommends that you:
•    Realize that anger is a form of energy.
•    Harness that energy in a creative way to accomplish something.
•    Don’t waste valuable energy on anger.
•    Do something productive e.g. clean up writing planning.

By the end of this course, learners should be able to:
•    Apply a simple and successful strategy to convert your anger energy into a creative energy
•    Identify that anger is a form of energy
•    Transform that anger energy in a creative way to accomplish something
•    Modify your habits and don't waste valuable energy on anger
•    Create something positive and be productive e.g. clean up, writing, planning

This course is part of the 2 Minutes To Success Series created by Psychologist Eve Ash. A series of two minute microlearning programs from psychology experts with practical advice and techniques to help you tackle workplace problems and be more productive less stressed improve your image and regain control of your life. There are programs to deal with challenging people and situations and strategies for professional development and managing yourself and others.