Remember: It’s okay to feel angry – we all get angry sometimes
An aggression is when you hurt somebody or something because you’re angry. It’s OK to feel angry but it's not OK to:
Stop and think about what was going on. If you get to know your anger, and what sets it off, you can step in and stop the bad things happening – things that hurt other people and get you into trouble.
People feel anger in different ways. Here are some warning signs:
Learn to know your warning signs so you know when you’re getting angry.
You won’t always know why you feel angry – and that’s OK too. Sometimes you just wake up in a bad mood. But, it always helps if you admit that you are feeling angry..
Try to understand your anger – where it comes from, how it feels and what it can make you do. Anger is so strong that it can hide other feelings – maybe you’re feeling hurt, or frightened, or disappointed.
Talking about anger can help you feel a lot better. It helps you to:
It’s best to talk about your angry feelings with someone you trust. You can talk to:
Remember, you can always call 0800 What’s Up – we’re here to help!
Here are some ideas you could try to help you manage your anger:
Remember – It’s OK to feel angry sometimes!