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How to Control Your Anger

06/10/2014 14:17 BST | Updated 04/12/2014 10:59 GMT

Anger is an emotion naturally instilled in every person. The choice of using anger for a constructive purpose, or for destruction purposes exists in human beings. There are many options to consider in dealing with anger; resort to violence or hostile action, harbor resentment, become socially withdrawn or work to resolve the issue. While some people may have deeper anger than others, we all must address, identify and control it. Anger and the provocation of, can be identified and divided into different parts. Upon being broken down, each part can be individually dealt with as not to become overwhelming. Anger may be expressed in passive or aggressive forms. It also may lead to rage, a chronic case of feelings of anger and/or angry outbursts. When poor social skills are present, anger is not communicated correctly; therefore the original stressor remains unidentified. The following are just a few ways to one can identify and re-gain control of anger.

Meditation and Hypnosis is a highly recommended and practiced method of sustaining one's neutral mindset. Suffering from and dealing with depression may lead a person to become angry. Meditating and Hypnosis will allow a person to focus their attention neutrally, therefore decreasing anxiety and depression. Having your mind in a neutral state, your brain will not react to circumstances that may otherwise impact your brain in a negative manner. This is not to say that people will not feel some type of way about situations in life. Rather, total control as to how much focus is put into one subject or task, is achieved. When total control has been reached, the mind is free to focus energy, and channel the energy throughout the entire body.

Exercise is good for the body and mind. Experiencing serious outbursts of anger, may negatively impact health. This may cause a rise in cardio vascular rates, eventually opening the door to cardio pulmonary disease. Regulating breathing, and monitoring heart rate can help to keep the body calm prior to deciding to exercise. Maintaining an exercising regiment allows the body to release feelings of aggression, as well as increasing the oxygen flow through the blood. As exercise levels increase, depression and anxiety levels will decrease. A complete turnaround is seen in people that suffer from these conditions. Exercising increases the self-confidence, ultimately decreasing depression. The long term affects of these exercises, results in reduction in anger.

When anger is provoked the body produces adrenaline or noradrenaline also known as norepinephrine. The level of anger may determine the level of adrenaline. When adrenaline is at its highest peak the fight or flight mindset is established. Upon feeling threatened, anger arises. There are some things to do that don't compromise values or threaten well being like creating or identifying a hobby that is enjoyable. When time is spent idle, negative feelings and thoughts are begot. Negative feelings and thoughts are the birthplace for depression and anger. Keeping the mind occupied with positive thinking will assure that adrenaline levels do not peak.

While depression has been considered the water to the anger seed, it cannot be said if the two occur simultaneously. Researchers have well-established medications for depression cases; yet no know cure or treatment for anger exists. Talking with a doctor or primary care physician about being diagnosed, or treated for depression, anxiety or other neurological disorders will help to identify. One or several different disorders may be the burning fuel behind the serious anger and extreme outbursts. It is recommended that people learning or attempting to learn to cope with serious anger, first speak with a licensed physician or professional therapist to further identify cause, affect and solution.