Is your anger affecting your health? Anger management classes may help
It’s no secret that an anger management problem can be disastrous on a professional and personal level, leading to unnecessary conflicts with family members, coworkers and other important figures in your life. But, have you thought about how this issue may be affecting your health in general?
Recently, the lifestyle website Bold Sky featured an article on the damaging physical effects of excess anger.
“Your emotional health is the key to keeping your body healthy,” the website explains, adding that many of the chemical and physiological shifts that occur in your body during an outburst may be doing more long-term damage than you think.
The source cites stress as one of the most dangerous after-effects of a prolonged anger management problem. While it’s true that excessive amounts of stress can make you more prone to anger and volatility, if you don’t have the ability to identify and manage these emotions, you’ll only fuel the natural surge of cortisol in your system. Though this hormone can be beneficial in certain circumstances – it is, after all, a key player in the fight-or-flight response that has kept mankind alive – too much of it has been linked to a number of serious ailments including heart disease and stroke.
So, how can you keep your anger from impairing your health?
If you don’t know what to do when your blood starts to boil, an anger management consultant can help. At Conflict Coaching & Consulting, we offer professionally developed online anger management classes that can help you zero in on the driving forces behind your outbursts and develop new methods of addressing them in a calm and rational way.!