Resolving conflict in the heat of the moment is not always the best time. Taking a time out and stepping back from a situation gives both parties a chance to calm down and think. Below are some helpful tips for resolving conflict: 1. When the situation is heating up, take a time out. A time out is a chance for you to step away from the situation and think. Arguing in the heat of the moment will get you no where. 2. [...]
When you experience anger your body goes into a fight or flight response. Chemicals are released into your bloodstream to prime you up for the fight or help you flee the situation. These powerful chemicals cause your body to undergo extreme changes.
Emotions are a funny thing. We all walk around with a wide variety of feelings, thoughts and behaviors. Emotions can ride at the surface and we easily recognize them or they can remain hidden and we might not even know how they are affecting our lives. Anger is an emotion with a wide variety of intensity. The physical effects of anger include rapid heartbeat, elevated blood pressure and increases in adrenalin. Since anger is a secondary emotion something is usually happening [...]
Often times people do not know the cause of their anger. They just know that they “feel” angry, but they cannot pinpoint why or the cause of their anger. Negative thinking can be the root of your anger or at least get the angry feelings started. We all know that we should think more positively and avoid negativity…….. but how??!!!