Event: RELAX: Alternatives to Anger Series Sponsor/Host MSU Extension Date: January 4, 2022 Duration: 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM Frequency 1 Weeks End Date January 25, 2022


How individuals handle their anger and stress affects the people around them.

Alternatives to Anger is a four-part educational series designed to help adults, parents and caregivers increase their knowledge about anger issues and put anger management and healthy relationship skills into practice. Through presentations, group discussion and skill-building activities, participants learn what anger is, what triggers anger, calming down and de-stressing methods, the principles of problem solving, effective communication skills and forgiving and letting go of the past.

The concepts of RELAX include:

Recognize your anger signals.
Empathize by seeing the other person’s point of view.
Listen and really hear what the other person is saying.
Accept that the other person’s anger is NOT ABOUT YOU.
“X”- out the past and keep it in the present.

Lesson 1 – What is anger?

Lesson 2 – Calming down and de-stressing.

Lesson 3 – Six Principles of Problem-Solving.

Lesson 4 – Forgiving and Letting Go of the Past

This series will be presented online using Zoom live webinar. You will be sent a link to join and passcode after registration.

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Location: Online by Zoom Organizer Contact: For more information please contact Holly Tiret, tiret@msu.edu. Expectations/Needs Intended Demographic: