Warning Signs
Coping Skills
Triggers
Feelings
Expressing Anger
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What is an anger warning sign? 

A clue that your body uses to let you know that your anger is growing

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What is an example of something that you can do anywhere when you are angry that involves using your lungs?

Taking deep breaths

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What is an anger trigger? 

Something that usually makes you feel angry

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What is a feeling that you might have when you're only a little bit angry?

Irritated, annoyed

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How can you talk to others about your anger in an appropriate way?

Use an "I" statement to express how you're feeling, why, and what you would like to be different

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What is an example of a physical symptom that is an anger warning sign?

Feeling hot, shaking, tense muscles, crying, heavy or fast breathing, sweating, headaches

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If you are able to leave the situation, what is something you can do to manage your anger?

Walk away

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What's something that might happen during a game that may be an anger trigger?

Losing a game

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What is a feeling related to anger that you might have when you don't understand something?

Frustrated

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What's a way that you can express your anger physically? (that is appropriate)

Exercise

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Why is it important to know about anger warning signs?

When you are aware of when you are angry, you can make a better choice and use a coping skill instead of reacting in a way that might get you into trouble. When you can recognize your anger early on, it is usually easier to control.

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Thinking about these helps some kids to make better choices when they are angry

Consequences

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Why is it important to know your anger triggers?

When you are aware of your anger triggers, you can avoid them if possible or be prepared with strategies to use when you are faced with a trigger

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If you are "on edge", other people might say you are...

Agitated

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If you don't want to talk to the person that you are angry with, who are some other people that you can talk to about your anger?

Family, friends, therapist, school counselor, teacher

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What is an example of an action/behavior that is an anger warning sign?

Yelling/screaming, raising voice, hitting, kicking, punching, throwing things, arguing

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What is something that some people find helpful to do backwards when they are angry?

Counting

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What's something a lot of kids don't like their parents telling them that may be an anger trigger?

Being told "no"
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What is a feeling that you might have when you're extremely angry?

Furious

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What's a way that you can express your thoughts and feelings without talking to anyone else?

Journaling, writing

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What is an example of a thought that is an anger warning sign? 

Not being able to stop thinking about the problem, thinking that you want to hit someone/something, thinking that someone/something is annoying

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What is something you can do to distract yourself when you are angry?

Use the 5 senses, imagine something relaxing 

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What's something that another kid might do that may be an anger trigger?

Making fun of you, not including you in a game/activity

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When you didn't get what you wanted or expected, you might feel this way

Disappointed

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What's a creative way that you can express your anger?

Draw about your anger, listen to music

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