13 Anger Signs:
- Rapid speech
- Head, stomach and back aches
- Becoming Violent
- Sarcasm or cynicism
- Denial or rationalization about your behavior
- Revenge fantasies
- Yelling and screaming
- Arguing with others
- Becoming silent or withholding
- Avoiding Others
- Thoughts about drinking or using drugs
- Compulsive eating, spending, cleaning, or sex
7 Prevention Tips:
- Understand your triggers: What are the situations, people, events etc. that trigger your anger response? Do you feel lack of control in your life?
- Take Action: Anger doesn’t just go away, it actually builds and builds if you don’t stop and make the time to address it properly.
- Sit with your feelings: We tend to avoid difficult feelings and trick ourselves into believing they are gone. It is important to respect and sit with what is going on inside you.
- Meditate: Learning how to breathe deeply and connect with your inner wisdom and calm can help balance the nervous system and relax your inner space.
- Improve your Physical Health: Daily attention to diet and exercise will improve how your body feels, which will lead to less anger.
- Be Kind to Yourself: Negative self talk is one of the key components to feeling angry, pay attention to how much you may be unconsciously criticizing yourself.