As they say, successful people don’t do different things but they do things differently. No doubt, successful people have their own way to deal with anger. Unlike most others they do not let their anger control them but rather use it to their advantage.
Why do people get angry?
One of the most common reasons why people angry has to do with the feelings of rejection, hurt and jealousy The moment people notice others disrespecting them or taking them for granted they get into one of their blue moods. One of many ways to take out feelings of rejection or embracement is by getting angry with the person. Psychologists believe that people who get mad at you demand attention on your part.
How do successful people show their anger?
Most of us are aware of the negative aspects of anger but anger does have certain positive aspects of it. When you get angry, the sudden rush of adrenaline in your body boosts up your confidence but it rarely happen when you are completely out of control. Along with that, it helps you stay focused at task at hand minimizing the chances of multitasking. Quite surprisingly, successful people believe that anger turns you into an optimistic person who is all set to take the control in his/her own hands.
Using anger to your advantage
Unlike most others, winners do not let anger weaken their efforts to stay ahead of all. On the contrary, they adopt a practical approach to turn their dreams into reality and use anger to fuel their zeal to get success at any cost. Successful people use anger to:
Be in control
Those who blame others for everything that goes wrong fail to acknowledge the fact that it is important take the responsibility. When you blame others, you indirectly keep yourself from making efforts or trying your level best to move on in life. Winners believe in taking action instead of cribbing or blaming others for things that go wrong.
Omit making important decisions
Winners always make sure they do not make a decision while in an angry mood. They are well aware of the fact that decisions we take when we are angry always take our lives in a wrong direction. Another thing that usually gives winners an edge over others is their habit to not to hold a grudge against anyone. They forget and forgive others as soon as the phase is over.
Take it easy
Winners do not make hasty decisions even when they lose control. They take it easy, as they believe that like any other emotions anger is a part of human life. They don’t let other catch them off balance something that most people do and regret later.
Find a way out to sort the problem
They do not blame others but try to find a solution of the problem. Usually people waste lot of time shifting the load to others around them, which keep them from resolving the actual problem.
Get rid of anxiety and fear
Most people try to hide their true feelings behind positive emotions when they are angry. The reason is quite simple. They live under the fear that if they express their anger they might spoil their relationships with others around them, which may affect their future life or business associations. Even successful people have such fear but what differentiates them is the fact that they accept the truth. They let the anger come out and chose to get rid of their fears.
You can’t deny the existence of anger just like any other emotion but what matters the most is the way you deal with it.