In our previous article Understanding Anger as an Emotion and as a Part of Life, we explained that anger is a basic emotion and it is an integral part of life. So you cannot completely eliminate anger. You have to keep a bit of healthy level of anger which helps you in your life. However, you should know the difference between a healthy level of anger and an unhealthy level of anger.
When it comes to understanding anger and realizing when it becomes a danger for you, you need to understand how much anger is good for you and what is the limit? You need to draw the line somewhere but how do you know if you have anger management issues? How do you know when you need anger management? In this article, we’ll explain the difference between healthy anger and unhealthy anger.
You might think that any time you get angry means you have a problem; whereas some people keep arguing all the time still they believe they don’t have the anger problem. First you need to understand what anger actually is; anger is the feelings and emotions for your enemies. It is the emotion which calls for an aggressive behavior. This is the feelings which make you fight and have arguments.
You might ask yourself how to know if you have anger problems? You might wonder, do I have anger management problems? If you do not have arguments or quarrels with people around or you do not get angry more than three to five times a week then your anger is within healthy limits. This level of anger is considered normal. However, if you get angry three or four times a day, your anger has crossed the normal limit and it is getting into a danger zone. However, you can still control it and manage your anger with self help techniques.
On the other hand, if you get angry eight to ten times a day then your anger has really crossed the limits. If you get angry with everyone around; if you get angry on anything; if you remain annoyed and unsatisfied with your life all the time then your anger is in the danger zone. If you keep criticizing the social and political system day in and day out then you really need help.
You might have been asking yourself that how do you know you have anger problems? We have shared the answer to your question above. If you’re always unsatisfied with everything and get angry at anytime then you need help and external support. You might try some program on anger management to deal with your anger problems before it takes its toll on your health and well being. The support systems and programs are a great way to get control over your anger and be a happy and healthy human being.