You throw a fit at the slightest provocation. You lose your temper even over the little things. You get easily irritated with other people even when you have hardly enough reason to be.
You are one angry person!
In spite of these, you know for yourself that you would not want to be an angry individual. Angry persons live shorter and unhappy lives. People who are filled with anger have a higher risk of having heart attacks. Breathlessness, sleeplessness, a high blood pressure, a migraine attack, and even a stroke are only some of the manifestations of anger.
Anger affects all aspects of an angry person’s life. He becomes unable to sustain relationships. He becomes unable to think straight and come up with wise decisions. Moreover, he becomes unable to explore the good things that life to offer, simply because he is stuck with his anger.
The good news is that anger can be managed! By following both common and unconventional ways, you can learn to control your temper and manage your anger.
The Role of Chiropractic Care
Anger is considered an emotional stress. Although not clearly manifested, it produces pain from the inside. Chiropractic care, which aims to seek balance and free the body from any pain and damage, helps in relieve this pain brought by stress and anger.
Chiropractic adjustments are done to restore the normal functions of the nervous system and get rid of subluxations. When the nervous system is free from any damage, stress, and pain, balance is achieved. This means, that both the mind and the body are brought back to their healthiest state and are free from any form of stress, including anger.]
Therefore, though not directly, chiropractic care can help manage your anger and other forms of stress affecting your mind and body.
10 Other Ways to Manage Anger
Here are the top 10 secrets on how to manage and control your anger:
- Take deep breaths. This will help you calm down.
- Try not to talk when you are angry. Just keep quiet for a while and let the negative feelings pass.
- Walk away from the situation that triggers strong emotions even for a short while.
- Pray and try to think of happy thoughts.
- Take a shower. This will relieve your body and your head off too much heat.
- Listen to soothing music. This will have a calming effect on your tense muscles.
- Play some sport. A round of basketball or badminton will help release the tension.
- Drink a glass of ice-cold water. Once you’re refreshed, you feel more relaxed and calm.
- Talk to someone you are very comfortable with. Open up your feelings, but be careful not to scare him or her away.
- Finally, you can always sleep your anger away. As you wake up the next day, you will have a more positive and relaxed feeling.
These are easier said than done, of course. But they surely are worth a try. After all, these will save the angry person from a life filled with unhappy relationships – and heart attacks.