03/31/2013 10:10 am ET Updated May 31, 2013

3 Anger Management Tips For Generally Nice People

We've all experienced moments of anger when our emotions push us into making, well, not the wisest choices.

"When we get frustrated, we often do things that aren't positive," says Ken Lindner, who's a life coach, the celebrity agent to Matt Lauer and Dr. Sanjay Gupta and author of the recently-released book, Your Killer Emotions.

"Emotions aren't good or bad per se -- it's the act that you wind up taking that's either toxic or positive," he says.

So how do you not fly off the handle in the moment when it matters most and make good decisions instead of ones you may regret? Lindner gave us these three very helpful tips:

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