LECTURE 7: ANGER
ANGER OR EXASPERATION:
Anger is a general and conventional commotion with a huge range of intensity, from mild irritation and frustration to rage.
It is a counteraction to a perceived threat to ourselves, whom we love, things which we own, our self-image, or some part of self identity. Anger is an alarming bell that tells us that something is wrong.
COMPONENTS OF ANGER:
Anger has three components:
* Physical reactions, usually starting with a rush of adrenaline and responses such as an increased heart rate, blood pressure, and tightening muscles; often known as the “fight or flight” response. ...view middle of the document...
ANGER OR FEAR MANAGEMENT:
Anger management is a method of successfully achieving the required skills to understand and interpret signs that you are becoming angry, and taking desired action to control and handle the situation in a positive way. Anger management does not mean to refrain ourselves from anger, that would be totally lame as it is absolutely impossible. Anger is a normal human emotion, a healthy one when it is expressed appropriately.
It is possible to learn how to control our frustrations by practicing anger management techniques on our own. However, seeing a mental health counsellor or taking an anger management class is generally more effective.
Anger management guides us to understand the signs that we are becoming angry, so that we can keep a control on our anger and handle the situation in settled way that allows us to express our needs, while remaining calm and in control.
Coping with anger is an acquired skill which involves unlearning some of the bad behaviours that result from frustration.
Anger management helps us identify what triggers your...