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Weigh in on the Anger Scale (0-100)
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Anger Triggers
100

The part of the brain responsible for learning and reasoning

What is the cortex?

100

Everyday stressors happen in this range. Emotions like disappointed, annoyed, irritated, offended, frustrated.

What is 0-20 on the anger scale?

100

These kinds of words increase our anger

What are fire words?

100

Do triggers happen at the start or end of the Anger Sequence?

Triggers happen at the START of the Anger Sequence.

200

The part of the brain responsible for emotions

What is the limbic system?

200

In this range, we feel emotions like mad, upset, angry, p***ed off, exasperated

What is 20-80 on the anger scale?

200

These kinds of words lower our anger and help us feel more calm

What are water words?

200

These are traumatic childhood events that can trigger stress and anger even when we're grown

ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

300

The part of the brain in charge of safety. Our reptilian (lizard) brain.

What is the brain stem?

300

We experience emotions like  infuriated, raging, so angry that you could explode, f***ing p***ed, “seeing red” in this range

What is the 80-100 range?

300

True or False: self talk does not help to reduce our stress and anger

False: self talk DOES help to reduce our stress and anger

300

What are examples of triggers?

stress, disrespect, embarrassment, arguing, feeling overwhelmed

400

True or False: Anger makes it harder to access our cortex

TRUE: Anger does make it harder to access reasoning through our cortex

400

In this range, anger is manageable and we can use our tools (like self talk) to calm down.

What is the 20-80 range?

400

The term means how we speak to ourselves

What is self talk?

400

True or False: Choices are the step before the Anger Threshold in the Anger Sequence Model

FALSE: Choices happen after the Anger Threshold

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