Anger builds. During COVID19 and lockdown, it has built up for many. Frustrations over quarantine, masks, political views, domestic family life, fear of the illness, and other issues have caused a rise in anger across the world. Individuals need to relax and not allow anger to overtake them. This may be difficult but is necessary if society wishes to defeat this virus and also remain sane.
The article, “How To Deal With Anger If It’s Building Up During Lockdown” by Natasha Hinde looks at multiple ways we can decrease anger and increase peace. She states,
“Emotions are riding high as lockdown stretches on and our freedoms remain constrained. One emotion in particular has repeatedly reared its head in households up and down the UK this week. Anger. There’s anger at the virus, government, media and, most recently, anger at the injustice when most people have followed the rules – often at a huge personal cost – and a minority haven’t, including some of those in positions of power.”
Hopefully many people will be able to control anger, reduce stress and follow the needed guidelines to keep everyone safe. It is especially important in homes that domestic quarrels remain benign and love and unity emerge. Please also review AIHCP’s Anger Management Training Program and see if it matches your academic and professional goals.
Family, friends and spouses can all become angry with each other. It is natural. It is important though to overcome intense anger and what one says during a fight or argument. Words said in a moment of rage can cause deep wounds in a loved one. Hence it is important to manage on’s anger and watch the words that may come out of one’s mouth. Knowing how to avoid mean ways of expression and how to walk away is an important skill.
Anger Management skills teach one how to deal with confrontation and arguments. It teaches one what to say when angry and how to avoid escalating the argument.
The article, “What To Say When You’re Really Angry With Your Partner (And Responses That Make Things Worse)” by Jeremy Brown reviews what we should or not say during an argument with a spouse. He states,
“Anger can be an all-consuming emotion. How one manifests anger can take different forms. Some yell, others go silent, still others freak out. It may feel impossible to control.”
Men whose image of themselves falls short of the traditional masculine gender norms, and who feel that others think this about them too, may be more prone to violence than men who feel comfortable in their own skin, suggests research.
Drivers with impulsive, angry personality characteristics are more likely than other drivers to engage in the kind of belligerent driving that potentially leads to accidents, a new study confirms. These conclusions could be used in designing more effective traffic safety publicity campaigns, authors say.
The article, “Pet Peeves: The Things That Anger Us the Most”, by Janet Pfeiffer states
“I frequently receive emails from people upset about something in their life that is not going according to their plans.”
American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight:
Many pet peeves force us into anger. What really irritates you? By identifying these and also having some understanding we can limit anger. Below is an excellent article that lists some pet peeves and how to deal with them and other people. This is an important element in anger management training