This post was most recently updated on December 24th, 2018
Male rage is real and that’s probably why self help books for men are becoming so insanely popular. Sure, everybody gets angry but that’s no reason for you to let your emotions get out of hand.
The first step to living a better life is to acknowledge your problem and then work towards it. While anger management classes and sessions work effectively, the process can be time-consuming especially if you have a tough week ahead.
Fortunately, there are a number of self help books for men on anger management.
List of the best Self Help Books for Men on Anger Management
To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite self-improvement books for men. Here are some names you should definitely check out
1. Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men by Thomas J. Harbin
Now, this book here is written by a psychologist who specializes in dealing with “male rage”. Beyond Anger offers a detailed guide on how you can overcome anger and turn your whole life around. But for that, you’ll first need to learn how to identify symptoms of chronic anger and that’s exactly what you’ll find in this great read. Beyond Anger throws light on how angry men negatively impact the people around them, slowing pushing everybody away from their lives.
Women too can use this book as a blueprint to aid the angry men in their lives. So, if you’re in search of a book that’s raw and honest, you won’t be disappointed with this one.
2. Anger Management Workbook for Men by Aaron Karmin LCPC
Take charge of your life with this Anger Management Workbook for Men. Penned down by a therapist, Aaron Karmin, this workbook offers a unique perspective on how men can diffuse the tension and express their emotions in non-aggressive ways.
But that’s not all. As you move forward, the book will help identify the root cause of your anger, finally setting you free from rage.
3. Rage: A Step-by-Step Guide to Overcoming Explosive Anger by Ronald T. Potter-Efron
Did you know that close to 7 percent of Americans are likely to experience a condition called intermittent explosive disorder (IED)? This terrible disorder is categorized by recurrent periods of exploding anger. Now that’s where Rage can help you.
This unique self-help book offers some great advice on how you can take action and formulate an effective plan. The no-nonsense anger expert, Ronald Potter-Efron has broken down rage into 4 distinct categories to help his readers understand how their minds actually work. All this information can then be used to conquer rage and live a better, happier life. And who doesn’t want that?
4. Stop Hurting the Woman You Love by Charlie Donaldson and Randy Flood
While this may not essentially be a book about anger management, it definitely addresses a more pressing subject: abuse. Stop Hurting the Woman You Love is unlike any other book you’ve ever seen – it’s been written for abusive men that showcase violent behavior.
The authors of this book have worked hard to devise an action plan that men can use to change their behavior. Let’s face it, it’s time you stop hurting the woman you love and work towards building a happier and healthier relationship.
5. Angry All the Time: An Emergency Guide to Anger Control by Ronald T. Potter-Efron
If you’re not careful, your explosive temper can end up costing you friends, jobs and sadly, maybe even the love of your life. So, the question is, how long are you going to let anger ruin your life? It’s time you do something about it.
Angry All the Time offers an easy to understand approach on how you can turn things around. Yes, the road is challenging but that doesn’t mean you should quit. In this book, Ronald T. Potter-Efron teaches how you can alter your thoughts and remain calm no matter what. Filled with raw and emotional energy, the book will help navigate your way through a better life.
6. Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames by Thich Nhat Hanh
In this insightful book, Thich Nhat Hanh tells us the story of Buddha and how he discovered the three root causes of unhappiness which of course, included anger. Because it’s one of the most powerful emotions, anger can ruin relationships, halt spiritual development and also tarnish heath.
Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames exquisitely explains how one can focus their energies on building meaningful relations and letting go of anger. Readers will find a number of tools along with extraordinary wisdom that can potentially change their lives forever.
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