Consider Your Environment and Lifestyle

Start by compiling a list of the things that make you angry; then see whether you can avoid any of them or at least make helpful adjustments. The worksheet on the next page will help you.

For another approach, take a look at your typical daily schedule and then fill in the details. Be as thorough as possible about what you usually do each hour:

—   Where are you, with whom, doing what, and how?

Then think about which aspects of your environment and lifestyle are most likely to make you feel angry.

WORKSHEET: WHAT MAKES YOU ANGRY?

Directions: Record a list of things that make you angry; then consider whether any of them can be avoided or if you can make helpful adjustments.

What Makes You Angry?

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