Nature of Anger
Similar to other emotions, it is complemented by physiological and biological changes. Our bodies release the hormones adrenaline and cortisol when we become angry, the same hormones released when we get pressure. Releasing of these hormones raises our blood pressure, pulse, body temperature and breathing rate, often it achieves dangerous levels. This natural chemical reaction is created to provide us prompt increase of energy and power. Sometimes, it is called 'fight or flight' reaction. This means that the body and mind prepare for a fight or for running away from danger.
You may become angry at a specific person like coworker or supervisor or event like a traffic jam, a flight cancellation. It can be created due to personal problems like worrying and boring. Shocking or awful memories also causes angry feelings.
Physical effects of Anger
Following changes are happened to your body when you become angry:
- Faster heart beating
- Face becomes reddish
- Changing facial expressions
- Speeding up breathing
- Feeling tightness in muscles
- Voice becomes louder.
- Feeling shocked or distressed
How can you control your Anger?
Following practices can help to control angry of human being :
- Breathing profoundly from your diaphragm.
- Gently repeat a relaxing word like "Relax" or "Take it easy".
- Try to memorize funny and happy moments of your life.
- Developing the sense of humor.
- Activity like Yoga can help relaxing your muscles and make your mind peaceful.
- Thinking positively and try to escape saying words like "Never" or "Always".
- Developing problem solving attitude.
- Try to be logical and transform your expectation into your aspiration.
- Increasing better communications with people and society.
- Take leisure after continuous or monotonous activities.
- If you feel that your angry is getting into extreme level, then you can consult with a psychologist or a mental health professional.