Everyone gets angry. It is a normal emotion, and there is probably a good reason why you feel that way. However, intense arguments will make your mood bad mood and will compromise your everyday tasks. Moreover, you may become dangerous to others and even your own self. Do you want to minimize the effects when you are angry? Here are the top 5 things you must always avoid when angry.
1. Do Not Drive in Anger
Angry person has a tunnel vision and a brave heart. He is aggressive. He takes risks. He is totally convinced with his judgments. Therefore, he is more likely to have a road accident. Moreover, inside the vehicle there are more chances of increasing anger level as the person maybe alone and thinking about the incident.
2. Do Not Eat When You Are Angry
When angry we often make eating decisions that are unhealthy. Actually, anger and eating are interlinked, more commonly known as emotional eating. For unknown reasons, the angry person overeats as a way to suppress the anger. They go for high sugar, high fat, and carbohydrate-loaded foods. In addition, because of the high emotional state the body thinks it is in danger. In these situations, your digestion will not function optimally. You may experience constipation or diarrhea.
3. Do Not Sleep
According to a study in Journal of Neuroscience, sleep could enhance emotional memories and preserve negative ones. Therefore, going to bed immediately can make experience to an argument more strong. It is better to remain awake for at least eight-hour period.
4. Do Not Make Big Decisions
When you want to make a right decision, you should have all your focus on that situation. You should also all the possible advantages and disadvantages. Moreover, it is better to do decisions when you are in calm state. If you hasty made decisions in anger then the chances are that you will regret them later. Try as hard as you can to keep emotions under control when you are dealing with your life decisions. Don’t deal emotionally with your life’s responsibilities.
5. Don’t Vent When You Are Angry
Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.
— James Fallows
It sounds like a good idea to remove anger right from your chest. Do you feel better after doing so? Standing on the sidewalk and shouting obscenities at the passers-by or using a blog or social media circles: may serve its purpose in helping you relieve your anger — but it comes at the expense of what the listener or a reader think of you.
Anger happens; it is just a part of life. However, if you have depression you can add anger to the list of common symptoms. Nevertheless, there are ways for you to blunt the effects of this intense and dangerous feeling.