Anger is being present in everyone’s life since ages. How to deal with it? January 2015, “CHOOSE to be HAPPY”. Co-authored by Dr. Anjali Bungaleea and Raul Villamarin Rodriguez.
“Anger. One of the 7 universal emotions identified by Dr. Paul Ekman in the 70s. Anger is a common emotion in the nature of homo sapiens. We are defined by our intellect, emotions and behavior. All of them are directly influenced by our cultural background.
According to Jerry Deffenbacher, PhD, a psychologist who specializes in anger management, some people really are more “hotheaded” than others are; they get angry more easily and more intensely than the average person does. There are also those who don’t show their anger in loud spectacular ways but are chronically irritable and grumpy. Easily angered people don’t always curse and throw things; sometimes they withdraw socially, sulk, or get physically ill.
People who are easily angered generally have what some psychologists call a low tolerance for frustration, meaning simply that they feel that they should not have to be subjected to frustration, inconvenience, or annoyance. They can’t take things in stride, and they’re particularly infuriated if the situation seems somehow unjust: for example, being corrected for a minor mistake.
Remember that unexpressed anger can create pathological problems in the future as chronic strees and continuous anxiety and paranoia. The easiest way to intuitively neutralize anger is through three techniques:
“When none of these three techniques work…”
RAUL VILLAMARIN RODRIGUEZ
Co-Founder/ Co- CEO
IRIANS- The Neuroscience Institute