When we’re having a bad day, we might express anger. But it’s okay to get angry sometimes. Anger can motivate us for a cause or to achieve a goal. While it’s good to get angry, you can quickly lose control. You could act aggressively, like saying mean things or hitting others. Try your best to notice the early signs of anger and try the following:

Leave

Taking a time-out gives us a chance to settle down. By stepping away from the problem, we’re able to process our thoughts better. Finding time for ourselves could also improve our behavior.

Music

Listening to music can be a healthy way to release and process emotions. When we can relate to the songs we hear, we feel understood. Listening to music when we’re upset allows us to have more control over our emotions and our life.

Exercise

Exercising is one of the best things to do when you feel angry. Before you exercise, make sure you’re calm enough that you can focus. Some exercises to try would be walking or running.

Accept

We can have a happy life when we’re more accepting of our emotions. When we’re running away from our emotions, we limit our experiences. Whenever you’re feeling down, see how it feels. Remember, we can’t always control everything that goes on in life.