The traditional advice you hear for anger management falls in this category, take a breath, pause, slow down your heartbeat, take a walk,all these are ways to lower your arousal so that your anger is less intense.
Getting angry is natural,a way we respond to our daily life problems and frustrations,anger is a normal and even a healthy emotion but it’s important to deal with it in a positive way as uncontrollable anger can take a toll on both your health and your relationship with others.
It is therefore important to express emotions appreciatelly,in addition to increasing your blood pressure and heartbeat rate, anger triggers a biological hormones called catechommes, which plays a role in the development of atherosclerosis.
Several studies have shown that violent outburst involving shouting or physical gestures can increase your heart disease and raise the likelihood of a heart attack just hours later.
In this article we shall learn how to keep our anger in check for our heart sake.
People who express anger in a healthy way have a lower risk of heart disease than those who brood,try to understand the other person’s point of view before responding, pause and think logically about the situation and respond assertively and not aggressively.
🔹 Traveling down to the root cause of the anger, when the cause of the anger is expectation-related,try to accept the fact that many times things may not go in the way you have planned them,so always keep plan B close to you.
🔹Try to increase your tolerance daily towards the people and circumstances, learn not to take things too much personal.
🔹 Avoid dramatics.
It’s good to take note that the risk of having a heart attack is especially high when you shout,curse, make a fist or point a finger at your adversary.
🔹most importantly it is good that you train yourself to remain patient under hard circumstances, it always help in the long run.
🔹 Take a time-out.
Before reacting,calm down for a while, breath deeply, slowly repeating a word or phrase like relax or take it easy, visualizing a soothing place can also be helpful, you may also listen to cool music, write a journal or take a few yoga poses,do whatever it takes to encourage relaxation.
🔹 Don’t hold a grudge.
Forgiveness is a powerful tool,if you allow anger and other negative feelings to crowd out positive feelings, you may find yourself been swallowed up your own bitterness or sense of injustice.
But if you can forgive someone who angered you,both of you can learn from the situation.it is unrealistic to expect everyone to behave exactly as you want at all time.
🔹 Don’t hold your anger in.
Studies had shown that bottling up anger is just as damaging as explosive out- burst, take time to calm down and express your feelings, but learn to do so constructively.
🔹Go for counseling.
Learning to control anger is a challenge for everyone at a time, consider seeking help for anger issue if your anger seems to be out of control, causes you to do things you regret or hurt those around you.
🔹 Get some exercise.
Physical activity can help reduce stress,too much stress can induce anger,if you feel that your anger is escalating,go for a brisk walk or run or spend sometime doing other enjoyable physical activities.
Anger can’t fix anything rather than making things worse, learning how to control your anger is a wise step in a right direction.
Until we meet again,see you on top.