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of something funny which made you laugh (a comedy or funny joke)
is a known fact that you can not laugh and feel angry or sad
at the same time.
yourself away from the situation that is making you feel angry
or affecting you.
gives you space to calm and think through your feelings. The
change of scenery also offers you a state-change.
a relaxation technique such as clenching all the muscles slowly,
one by one in your body and then releasing them.
relaxes your muscles and helps to drain all the tension away.
somewhere quiet, close your eyes and relax, taking in deep breaths
through your nose, and out through your mouth. Repeat this several
times until you notice yourself feeling calm.
returns your body back to its natural state of calm.
a helpful affirmation to yourself such as ‘I am calm,
this is just a challenge, I am in control’.
positive words to yourself helps you to feel in control and
optimistic about the situation.
in some form of exercise such as running, walking, a sport etc…
form of physical exercise rids your body of chemicals which
accumulate when you are angry. Exercise releases endorphins
which help you feel better.
to some music – something relaxing or your favourite song.
will help you to feel happy.
a visualisation technique to help calm you. Visualise something
pleasant and use your senses (see it, hear it, feel it, smell
it)… really get into the mindset.
you visualise something, it sometimes feels very real. Visualisation
is a good way of helping you achieve your dreams as it helps
you to picture what it will feel like when you have achieved
someone else with a problem they have.
It helps take your mind off your own problems and makes you
feel good about yourself. This is a ‘natural feel-good’
technique. Everyone likes to feel happy.