It’s pretty common knowledge that reducing feelings of stress or anger is beneficial to our overall health. But did you know taking steps to diminish feelings of stress and anger can also enhance our overall wellness and increase the quality of our life?
In the following post, I’ll share how taking regular steps to curtail feelings of stress or anger can support our overall wellness and automatically boost the quality of our life. Plus, I’ll share 3 things you can begin doing to diminish feelings of stress or anger in your own life, if you’re not doing them already.
5 Benefits Of Changing Stress Or Anger Into Happiness
Besides helping you feel better inside, what other things can taking constructive steps to resolve feelings of stress or anger do to help enhance your physical well being and quality of life? You’ll find them listed below
Helps Restore Balance – When we become stressed or angry, our bodies quickly become out of balance. This can have adverse affects on our physical, emotional and spiritual health. Taking even the simplest of constructive steps to alleviate feelings of stress and anger as soon as you become conscious of them helps restore the balance to your system, which will minimize the physical, emotional and spiritual effects of any anger or stress you may have experienced.
Changes Your Focus – Next time you become stressed or angry (especially if it’s instantly) try to remember to take a moment to stop and check in with yourself. Notice how your focus is. Is it scattered? Or is it really intense – honed in on that one specific thing that happened, or that one specific things someone said or did? Chances are, your focus is intensely concentrated on that one specific thing that didn’t sit well inside you for whatever reason.
Doing even the simplest of constructive activities to alleviate feelings of stress or anger can help ease the intensity of your focus, or change it altogether.
Changes Your Energy – Next time you feel stressed or angry, try to remember to take a moment to stop and notice how you’re feeling inside. Do you feel good, or do you feel bad? Whether you feel inconvenienced, mad, sad or hurt inside, chances are you’re feeling bad in some way.
Doing even the simplest of constructive activities to help convert feelings of stress or anger into even the slightest feelings of neutrality or happiness can do a lot to change your body’s energy for the positive, which can be of immense benefit to your overall physical and mental health.
Opens Your Heart Chakra – In addition to helping restore your body to it’s natural balance, taking constructive steps to convert feelings of stress or anger into feelings of neutrality or happiness also helps relax and open your heart chakra. Opening your heart chakra will allow you to become more receptive and also put you and your body in a prime position to receive things like insight, clarity, comfort or any other gifts God or the universe has for you.
Improves Your Relationships – Since taking constructive steps to switch feelings of anger into feelings of happiness helps open your heart chakra, your relationships with any and all things (including yourself) will change for the better – especially if you’re consistent with keeping any stress or anger you might feel in check. This is because you’ll be more receptive and open to receiving more insight, clarity, comfort, ease – love – whatever gifts from the universe will help you at the current time.
How To Change Stress & Anger Into Happiness
What are some simple, fun and easy things you can begin doing right now to convert your feelings of stress or anger into feelings of neutrality or happiness ASAP? Check out the list below.
Get Physical – If you’re feeling super stressed or really angry, it’s best to do constructive activities that will instantly begin working to change your focus in a matter of seconds or minutes. These activities usually involve doing something very physical like intense exercise or playing an outdoor game or sport. Even just getting outside and going for a simple walk, cleaning a messy space or doing a few moments of deep breathing (in through your nose and out through your mouth) can be immensely helpful in clearing your mind and changing feelings of stress or anger into feelings of neutrality or happiness.
Go Within – Although it takes practice and skill, sitting quietly and going within after an intense burst of stress or anger can be quite helpful in converting feelings of stress or anger into feelings of neutrality or happiness. It helps clean, clear and reset your body and mind, and also helps give you any insight you’ll need to be able to move forward in a constructive and healthy way.
To learn more about sitting quietly and going within, see the article “How To Start A Meditation Practice Of Your Own”
Self Care & Maintenance – Because of the busy lifestyles that many of us are living today, it’s very easy to let the care and maintenance of our own bodies, minds and spirits go by the wayside in favor of tending to other priorities. But, taking time to develop even the smallest of enjoyable self care routines can do a lot to keep the body, mind and spirit in balance and not allow things like feelings of stress and anger to fester and eventually get out of hand.
For a list of fun, easy things you can begin doing to develop an enjoyable self care routine, check out the article “4 Ways To Explore Your Relationship With God”.
Whether we go for a simple walk, take some deep breaths or exercise, take time to clean a messy space or spend perhaps some much needed time alone, taking constructive healthy steps to change feelings of stress and anger into feelings of neutrality or happiness can do a lot to enhance our personal wellness and increase the quality of our life. It can change our focus, change our energy, help us become more receptive and allow us to more easily enjoy our relationships and many of the the other sweet things in life.