Control Your Anger And Save Your Relationship
It’s no hidden secret that anger, frustration or rage can hurt your personal and professional relationships. But it also affects your psychological well-being. Constantly burning up with frustration can lead to physical and emotional triggers, including the likes of high blood pressure and anxiety.
The good news is that you can learn how to manage and channel your anger constructively.
Take deep breaths
In the heat of the moment, it is not easy to notice the height of your fury. When boiling in anger, it’s likely you end up fighting or doing something you may later regret. On the other hand, calm breathing produces a peaceful atmosphere.
To control this your rage, you need to take slow and controlled breaths. You will need to breathe in from your belly rather than your chest, doing this calms your nerves.
Recite a comforting phrase
Reciting a calming phrase can make it easier to express difficult emotions while in a displeasing situation.
Try picking a simple and positive word the next time you are feeling stressed by a situation. You can make use of words like “everything is going to be okay” or “take it easy”. They can help in calming your nerve and focused.
Check your perspective
Moments of high stress can disrupt your perception of reality, making you feel like the world is out to get you. The next time you feel anger bubbling up, try to check your perspective.
Everyone has bad days from time to time and tomorrow will be a fresh start.
Express your frustration
Having an angry outburst is normal but it won’t do you any favours. Instead, it is advisable to vent your frustration to a friend or family member who understands you about that bad day you are having. Doing this will help you express your anger and prevent you from burning up inside.
Defuse anger with humour
The ability to laugh during a heated moment can help in balancing the situation. Don’t simply laugh off your problem, but looking at them more subtly can help. Try to find a sense of humour in your situation.
So the next time you feel furious, a quick imagination of how the scenario may play out should be the thing you assess.
Doing this will give you more chances to see how unimportant minor annoyances are in the big scheme of things