WHAT CAUSES ANGER?
The causes vary from person to person and from situation to situation.
Anger affects your body.
When you get angry, your body creates energy.
Here’s what happens:
· Adrenaline and other chemicals enter your bloodstream.
· Your heart pumps faster.
· Your blood flows more quickly.
· Your muscles tense.
Everyone gets angry sometimes.
Handling anger well can help you:
· Overcome problems
· Reach your goals
· Stay healthy
· Feel better about yourself
But too much anger or uncontrolled anger can cause problems.
· Problems in your relationships with family and friends
· Problems at work
· Legal and financial troubles
· Physical and mental health problems
Some common causes of anger include:
Stress related to work, family, health and money problems may make you feel anxious and irritable.
You may get angry if you fail to reach a goal or feel as if things are out of your control.
Anger is a natural response to threats of violence, or to physical or verbal abuse.
You may react in anger to minor irritations and daily hassles.
Anger often results when expectations and desires aren’t met.
You may feel angry when you’ve been hurt, rejected or offended.