4 ways anger can affect your life

When you are angered, your body secretes cortisol, which is a anger hormone, into your bloodstream. Prolonged exposure to excessive amounts of cortisol can physically damage the brain and cause the hippocampus (which deals with storage of information) to shrink and malfunction. With this, you will have problems with attention and focus, forget things easily and struggle to recall information....

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Positive Balance For Stress and Anger

Stress and anger is a challenge faced by many professionals, no matter what age, role or industry they’re in. A 2016 survey of 200,000 professionals employed across 30 Indian firms by Optum, a healthcare firm, found that 46% reported suffering extreme stress and anger as a consequence of their work. We live in a very competitive world, where professionals face a lot of pressure in the form of...

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Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress and anger

Positive thinking helps with stress and anger management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided. Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic — and it may even affect...

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Anger and Stress can cause mental and physical harm

You deal with smaller stressors every day, like deadlines, someone cutting you off in traffic, or an argument. Your body responds to small stresses in much the same way as it does to larger ones. Fortunately, in most cases when the immediate excitement has passed your pulse slows down, your muscles relax and you can get on with your day. Sometimes though, the pressures of daily life pile up and...

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Factors that could lead to stress and anger

There are various factors both within and out of our control that leads to stress and anger.   Various factors can contribute to us feeling stress and angered. These include: Negative thinking Our thoughts have a major impact on the stress and anger we experience and certain types of thinking patterns increase our risk of getting stress and angered. These can include negative thoughts about...

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