In my last post, I talked about how the brain functions when we become angry. Before I begin providing strategies for dealing with angry emotions, I should tell you the benefits of knowing this information because, generally, this knowledge can be used to prepare, prevent and recover from amygdala hijackings (intense anger episodes–see previous post).
Ever wonder what automatic combination of neurological forces are at work when we become angry? With the goal of our dialogue being to figure out how to better deal with anger, let’s take a look at how anger happens inside of our brain.
“So, why were you angry?” Usually, the angered person will refer to something someone said or did in provocation. While, angry outbursts can feel justified when they are responses to volatile situations or threats, whatever the reason, angry outbursts often build walls to relationships that are very difficult to overcome later in life. We will discuss this complex topic in […]