He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls. – Prov 25:28
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth than he that taketh a city. – Prov16:32
Anger is a feeling of displeasure and antagonism, indignation or automatic reaction to any real or imagined insult, frustration or injustice producing an emotional agitation/energy seeking expression. It’s an emotion that everybody feels. It is a warning signal that something is wrong.
Anger is a normal, healthy human emotion, but it has to be managed/controlled to bring about good and not destruction. Anger management is the ability to recognize, develop and apply skills to respond in healthy and socially appropriate ways.
Your brain normally has oxygen/blood circulating equally all over the brain to function and think….when you are stressed or angry the brain automatically minimizes oxygen/activation to the thinking/logical part of your brain and has more oxygen/activation flowing to the emotional/automatic parts of the brain to keep you safe and alive…survival kicks in.
#1 Tips for Anger Management :Want to control your angry reaction? When you recognize you are angry, stop and breathe to control your reaction. Deep breathing calms your brain and gets the oxygen/blood flowing to the logical parts of your brain. Then you can better control your response. Allows you to be still and know God is…
Practice it: 4 count each… Take a deep breath filling your lungs, Hold for a few seconds, then slowly exhale. Inhale 2, 3, 4, Hold 2, 3, 4; Exhale 2, 3, 4…Best way to master it is to practice it…So daily practice deep breathing so you can be slow to anger and rule your spirit …its healthy for you too.