Confronting Angry People

Ever been a victim of someone’s anger outrage?

Don’t you just hate when people let off their burst of anger unto you and ruin your mood for the day?

I do.

And let me tell you, it’s possible to manage these cases at will and protect yourself from unwanted attacks.

To confront angry people you need high E.Q. and a certain degree of self-discipline.

Whenever people spray their anger at you, below are techniques that enable you to remain steady, calm and positive. Here’s what works for me:

#1) Breathe it out

There’s nothing simpler than taking a lengthy deep breath.

Close your eyes (if it doesn’t show disrespect), inhale slowly through the nose, and feel your lungs expand to the maximum as it fills with air. Then slowly let it out through the nose.

Repeat until you become yourself again.

The catch here is to fully ignore everything that’s happening and just focus entirely on the breathing, nothing else, just concentrate and breathe.

Breathing this way relaxes you or otherwise become inflicted with another person’s burst of anger.

#2) Staying silent as much as possible

Silence shuts people down.

Being silent makes your opponent feel more successful and thus, they let their guards down, because they think you have no comebacks.

However, if you’re in a situation that you cannot stay silent, then the way to apply this technique is to react in the slightest way possible.

This doesn’t mean you’re weaker, it means you care about your reputation and have respect for your name, that you don’t become an angry person like him/her.

#3) Understand them

Understand that many people have anger problems.

Almost everyone knows at least an angry person.

They need anger management, and it’s not something unusual.

Emotions are contagious; prove yourself not to be one of them by separating your way of acting and their way of acting.

Being able to endure others is a painful experience, but it shows that you are capable of handling them.

Handling people is a skill, it simply takes practice.

Note this article is about confrontation; the next step – conversing, read that article here >>