Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Controlling Anger

Anger is "an emotional state that varies in intensity from mild irritation to intense fury and rage," according to Charles Spielberger, PhD, a psychologist who specializes in the study of anger. Like other emotions, it is accompanied by physiological and biological changes; when you get angry, your heart rate and blood pressure go up, as do the levels of your energy hormones, adrenaline, and noradrenaline.

Anger can be caused by both external and internal events. You could be angry at a specific person (Such as a coworker or supervisor) or event (a traffic jam, a canceled flight), or your anger could be caused by worrying or brooding about your personal problems. Memories of traumatic or enraging events can also trigger angry feelings.

Sometimes when I get tired or get too many pressure from work or from condition, I can be angry, and then everything out of control. From my experience to control stress and anger, I did this:

  • Go to comfortable place

  • Take deep breath

  • Sleeping

Any idea?

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yoan said...

waduh...masih jaman dipanggil butet *protes* ga mau n ga rela hehehehe, klo ga mau manggil jo dengan jo juga aych panggil aja jojo...or yoan, susah amat pak ;p,

btw, good info...bout anger n good english of coourse :) *jadi malu nih*

-tikabanget- said...

mmhhh.. ada satu lagi. Pake mind management. Yoga dalam pikiran. Kalo dah bisa make ini, gampang banget dingin-in kepala. Kecuali kalo sistem "mind management"-nya juga lagi kaco alias stress.. Hehe..

rye said...

Eating helps me! =)

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