The
Four Quadrants
Body Mind Spirit Emotion

Anger


Definition:
Anger can be described as an emotion that can vary in intensity from feeling annoyed to feeling enraged. Often feelings of anger are in response to a perception of being threateend or believing  that something wrong or unjust has occured.


Teeth grinding, Fist clenching, Oversensitivity, Numbness, Sweating, Muscle tension, Deterioration in Studies, Depression, Rage or other uncontrollable emotions, Irritability, Loss of identity, Cultural pain, Loss of spirituality, Crisis in faith, Unsociable, Abuse (Physical or Emotional), Mood Swings, Loss of Respect

Physical experiences of anger may include increased heart rate, raised blood pressure, muscle tension, numbness, sweating, teeth grinding, fist clenching, becoming flushed or pale, having a prickly sensation, and/or experiencing internal temperature changes.

Intellectually, one creates thoughts about why one is angry.  Positive thoughts of anger can be chanelled towards expressing oneself constructively, or working towards a fair solution. Negative thoughts of anger include thoughts of inflicting harm on oneself or others.  Remaining angry over a long period of time may be linked to feelings of depression.  

Emotionally, anger can be channeled positively towards working towards perceived needed change and creating feelings of relief.  Negatively, anger may cause feelings of hurt or pain. One may become withdrawn, depressed, or feel overwhelmed by anger, resulting in feelings of rage.

Spiritually, anger can push one towards seeking  resolution.  Or, an overwhelming anger may result in a loss of identity, disconnection from others, cultural pain, or a loss of spirituality or crisis in faith.