5 Physical Techniques to Stem Anger and Dive into Wellness Starting Today

Image: Sergei Mixaliuk

Image: Sergei Mixaliuk

We seem to live in a society that values quick fixes and smart pills. There’s pretty much a “hack” for everything but our health and well-being.  Let’s face it, most folks that suffer from anger or depression related metal and physical anguish are choosing, either consciously or subconsciously, to avoid one single element that can surpass the efficacy of any pill out there – physical activity.

Yes you are busy, yes you are tired, and yes you are sick so what is the next step?  Do you want to continue doing the same things over and over and expect a different result or do you want to try something that actually works?  We’ve compiled a list of five physical activities that you can undertake starting today to feel incredible starting today.

Diet

Ancient tradition of Tibetan medicine has a saying – “When the diet is right then there is no need for medicine, and when the diet is bad then there is definitely no need for medicine.” You see, what they are saying is that it does not matter what you try to do in your life to feel better if your body is not getting the right nutrients then it is like trying to put sugar-water into a Ferrari and expecting to get to your destination.

Address your diet right away for quickest results. Anger Mentor has done some good research and suggests one single element that can boost your mood right away is the Omega 3s from fish oil.  It’s been defined as the most important element for your mental health that can be easily found on the market. Consult with a good dietician and increase your intake of Vitamin B to curb the stress. In general, consume lots of veggies, legumes and low-glycemic fruits.

Avoid at all costs: coffee, refined sugar products, nutrition deficient meals, alcohol and [Read more…]

Natural Remedies vs Conventional Drugs for Depression

Natural Remedies For Depression (via Honey Colony)

By Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Hive Advisor Depression is becoming increasingly common, but often goes away with natural therapies. Although how we feel has a lot to do with psychological issues, it can also be dramatically affected by our biochemistry.…


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Understanding the Grief Process: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance

image: Atilla Kefeli

image: Atilla Kefeli

Grief due to loss of a loved one in generally passes through its various stages including denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. But the same grief process can also take place due to a loss of material wealth, things with great emotional attachment, status, etc.

While some grieving people pass through all stages, others could be stuck in any one or two stages (like anger) for a longer time. Truth is, the sooner one moves to the next stage, the faster one can move ahead with normal life.

According to the Kübler-Ross model of grief, the grief process usually starts with denial and isolation, with this becoming a sort of buffer or defense against accepting the reality. After denial carries one through the first wave of grief, most people turn to anger. From doctors, objects, one to even the one who passed away, overwhelming feelings and emotions tend to take the form of anger as a way of dealing with loss. People in this stage need to be left alone, rather than be judged.

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Can Serious Brain Injury Lead to Depression and Anger Outbursts?

There could be any number of causes for feeling angry and depressed. However, if you have recently sustained a traumatic brain injury, the cause may be quite clear. Brain trauma can often lead to severe mood swings and a lack of control over one’s emotions.

A traumatic brain injury is commonly referred to as a concussion. While not all blows to the head result in a concussion, many, especially severe ones, do. Any strong impact to the head can cause traumatic brain injury, but the symptoms and severity vary from person to person and from incident to incident. The immediate symptoms include loss of consciousness, post-traumatic amnesia, and disorientation. These symptoms will fade in all but the most severe of cases, but the damage sustained by the brain can also lead to lasting psychological effects, including outbursts of anger and depression.

Many patients who have undergone a traumatic brain injury will experience episodes of anger and depression as a part of the normal recovery process. This occurs because the area of the brain that regulates emotions will often undergo trauma during a head injury that does not allow it to function [Read more…]