Anger Management And Health

Everybody feels anger from time to time. People have been documented
feeling anger since biblical times when God was considered angry. Babies even
exhibit signs that are interpreted as anger, such as crying or screaming. Anger
is not in any way unique to people. Animals also have the ability to feel and
express anger.

In our personal lives we get angry over at least one thing on almost a
daily basis, whether it be on the job, with a spouse or loved one, or perhaps
with a figure of authority. Many psychologists have written about anger,
discussing the relationship between anger and fear. Each of the individuals
that comprise humanity possesses at least one phobia, in the same ...

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scene to immediately
condemn anger in all of its manifestations.

There is a reason why anger is viewed in a negative light. Nobody likes it
when someone is angry with them. We tend to avoid the wrath of those around us.
This is one reason we see anger as negative. Another reason may lie closer to
Plato's concept of imbalance. The negative perception of anger is evident in
the American Heritage Dictionary's definitions of the word anger (1): 1. A
feeling of extreme displeasure, hostility, indignation, or someone or something;
rage; wrath; ire. 2. (Obsolete) Trouble; pain; affliction.

To say, "I'm getting angry", is to invoke fear in another, usually, that fear
originates from a perception that the utterer of the phrase is about to take
some sort of dramatic action. Dr. Gaylin speaks for these emotions, rage is a
response to a perceived assault that effects the body in interesting ways.
Skeletal muscles are tensed; the autonomic system moves to increase the supply
of ...

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anger now, then we
will feel it later. Eventually our arteries will grow weak and we will remain
tense, living daily with treacherous moods and health. The alternative is to
shout out our anger at the world and let it manifest itself any way that it
pleases. Of course, taking our anger out at the world can have even more
deleterious effects. People just don't like it when we demonstrate our anger.
Many of us are taught at an early age to bury our anger inside, where it causes
stress, both emotionally and physically. For example, in grade school, children
have to stay after class or are sent to the principle when they express feelings
of anger. Poorly managed anger is the cause of ...

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