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Please share a tip in the form of a haiku on overcoming anger.

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Dr. Daniel Cabot answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Ignore: Got too much anger And can't forget about it? Try FORGIVING him.

Answered 5/27/2014

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Dr. Neigatha Graney answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Turn: Turn that frown upside down! Nothing beats anger like a smile.

Answered 6/28/2014

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Dr. Marsha Davis answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Ignore: Sometimes your willpower is just not enough, and therapy is needed.

Answered 7/3/2014

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Dr. Moji Ariyo answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

It: It is better to walk away from a heated argument BEFORE it turns to a physical altercation.

Answered 9/28/2016

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Dr. John Munshower answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Ignore: Anger is not Good! Happiness is much better! Be Happy, not mad!

Answered 7/15/2014

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Dr. Maureen Ziboh answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Ignore: Anger is a sign of emotional problems. See your doctor. Can try meditation, yoga, prayer /counseling.

Answered 7/21/2014

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Dr. Christine Norton answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Ignore: Life is full of wonders, stop breath count and look around you, is it really worth it?

Answered 7/23/2014

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Dr. William Harris answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Ignore: Take a cleansing breath. Break away from the moment. Ease back. Breathe again.

Answered 7/27/2014

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Dr. Dean Giannone answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Step: Step back, take a deep breath, rethink your level of reaction, start over.

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr answered

Specializes in Preventive Medicine

Ignore: The intensity of anger, hot freezes the power of heart, calm gratitude sees realities hidden within.

Answered 1/4/2015

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Dr. Andrew Berry answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Ignore: You may have reasons to be angry. You do not have a right to take your anger out on others.

Answered 5/15/2015

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Dr. Dean Giannone answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Anger: Anger is a choice. Managing anger is about actively choosing another way to respond to a situation.

Answered 2/20/2016

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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Ignore: Deep breath with counting to 3 , Listen to relaxing music and walk in its rhythm. Think anger hurts.

Answered 7/29/2016

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