After reading some research on anger management I asked a client to try the following technique to help with his anger difficulties. He reported that it did help, so I thought I would share the technique with my readers.
It is one of those techniques that is not particularly intuitive, yet as research has demonstrated it is effective and produces results in a couple of weeks.
The technique involves a person using the opposite hand with as many tasks as possible. The tasks should not be dangerous and involve risk to the person. It might include, writing a letter with the opposite hand, stirring food with the opposite hand, holding a drink with opposite hand and so on. The person is to do this for a two week period minimum and they must engage in these opposite hand activities as many times as possible through the day.
The participants in the study reported […]