Health, Strand 2, Day 2
To explore the emotion of anger and identify how to positively cope with this emotion
To identify, describe, and provide coping techniques for individual stressors (both stress and eustress)
"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow" Chinese Proverb
First 10 minutes: Meet in the Little Theater for a session of Yoga. Below are three beginner options to try:
Write the following definitions in your books on page 60
Namaste: The best of me accepts the best of you.
Anger: A strong feeling of displeasure mixed with an urge to fight back.
Forgiveness: A decision to let go of resentment or anger.
Discuss this question: Is anger a negative or a positive emotion? Why or why not?
Anger, like other emotions is neither positive or negative. It is the action that creates negativity or positivity.
Quietly read page 61. Highlight the answers to the following questions:
What are some ways to stay in control when I get angry?
Which of these methods will most help me when I get angry?
On page 62, write down at least 5 things that bug you and discuss them with your table buddies.
Watch the video on forgiveness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YER_3afM20
How can forgiving someone help with your mental emotional health?
Story of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese. (Jackie had to overcome anger and unfairness in order to succeed)