Are you angry today? Anger is a completely normal and healthy emotion but when it gets out of control it can lead to many problems.Anger leads to destruction it create problems at work, in your personal relationships and in the overall quality of your life.Excessives anger weakens your immune system,leads to high blood pressure, heart disease, ulcers, general aches and diabetes.Life is filled with situations that makes you to lose your temper and gets you angry but following these simple steps can help you to take control over your anger.
8 Best and powerful ways to control your anger
1.Simple deep breathing -Deep breathing is considered to be one of the most effective and useful way to control anger.The next time when you get angry try to take long deep breath calmly and slowly.Breathing is directly related to anger because when you get angry, your breathing becomes faster that increases your blood pressure which results in anger.Try to breathe through your nose keeping your mouth closed as you breathe in and breathe out ,when you are breathing try to move your chest and abdomen together.
2.Start to count till 10– The moment you realize that you are feeling angry start counting from 1 to 10, because it gives you time to cool down so that you can think more clearly and helps you to calm down.Believe me this technique really works, if you follow it you will have a definite control over your anger.
3.Relax your muscles – Find a calm and comfortable place to sit ,then close your eyes and let your body go loose ,feel the warmth and calmness as each of your muscles is getting relaxed.Create a feeling of relaxation in your shoulders, hands and arms by first tightening the muscles and then relaxing.Relax each part of your body that feels tense scanning your body from head to toe.
4.Know what makes you angry – The next time when you get angry at someone make a note of your thoughts about the person and the situation so you can take some steps to work towards it.Write all the things in a dairy and then ask yourself why these things makes you angry.
5.Change your environment -Sometimes our environment contributes to our anger so when you feel angry go to some another room ,or go for a walk or go over to your friend’s house or visit a nearby coffee shop and have a steaming cup of hot chocolate or coffee.
6.Try to divert your mind – Read some funny stories or imagine some funny pictures that can make you laugh.Listen to some soft romantic music or watch comedy movies that mayhelp you to calm your mind , release your stress and anger.
7.Get a stress ball– Squeeze it to help you to release all your anger because when you tighten your fist around a stress ball , the muscles in your hand and wrist gets tighten up that helps further to control your anger.
8.Seek others help -In order to manage your anger it is very important that you have support network so that you can use the time to discuss with them about your issues, problems, how you are feeling, what you are confused about.Let the important person in your life know about your problems that makes you feel angry, so that they can motivate and support you to control over your anger.