Williams' 12 Strategies for Controlling Aggression

Getting Your Anger Under Control

All of us experience anger from time to time. It's a normal, commonly experienced emotion.

However, anger can be incredibly destructive if we don't know how to control it. Frequent or misplaced anger can hurt our reputations, destroy our relationships, limit our opportunities, and even damage our health.

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In this article, we'll look at 12 strategies that we can use to control anger and aggression.


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Williams and Williams' 12 Strategies for Controlling Anger

We manage anger when we learn to defuse it before it becomes destructive.

Below, we've outlined 12 strategies that you can use to control anger when you experience it. These reflect an abridged version of 17 strategies that Drs Redford Williams and Virginia Williams described in their best-selling book, "Anger Kills."...

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