We all know what anger is, and we've all
felt it: whether as a fleeting annoyance or as
Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human
emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns
destructive, it can lead to problems—problems at work, in
your personal relationships, and in the overall quality of
your life. And it can make you feel as though you're at
the mercy of an unpredictable and powerful emotion. We at
Aashirvad, conduct a full day work-shop on Anger
Management. We help people apply different techniques to
control anger before it controls you. This workshop is
meant to help you understand and control anger.
Anger is "an emotional state that varies in intensity from
mild irritation to intense fury and rage," 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. The instinctive, natural way to express
anger is to respond aggressively.
People use a variety of both conscious and unconscious
processes to deal with their angry feelings. The three
main approaches are expressing, suppressing, and calming.
Expressing your angry feelings in an assertive-not
aggressive-manner is the healthiest way to express anger.
The most important aspect is to identify triggers which
instigate the anger emotion. Once it is done, techniques
like relaxation, cognitive restructuring and problem
solving , positive result driven communication can be
Life will be filled with frustration, pain, loss, and the
unpredictable actions of others. You can't change that;
but you can change the way you let such events affect you.
Controlling your angry responses can keep them from making
you even more unhappy in the long run.. Handling or
avoiding triggers of anger can definitely help you to
control the same. Simple relaxation tools, such as deep
breathing and relaxing imagery, can help calm down angry
feelings. One has to keep in mind that it’s you, who
should have control on your behavior and not the anger who
directs your actions.