Questions about the Video File:
- What are some of the common things that make people angry?
- What are the effects of anger reactions according to recent studies?
- What does anger do to your immune system and heart?
- What is the breathing technique?
- What should you write in your journal?
- How can contextualization work?
- What makes you angry? Do most people become angry for that or is it just you?
- How often do you become angry? Is it more than average or less?
- What do you do when you become angry? Do you impulsively act on it?
- Can anger be good? How?
- What makes you angry about modern life?
- What makes you angry about people's behavior?
- What color is anger? What’s its shape?
- What are some of the health problems caused by anger?
- Is it easy to hide your anger? Is it healthy?
- “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” Ambrose Bierce
- “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” Gautama Buddha
- “The greatest remedy for anger is delay.” Thomas Paine
Related Words and Phrases:
Cut sb off (ph v) to suddenly drive sideways in front of another car
- He drove recklessly and cut the other cars several times dangerously.
Shred (v) to cut a piece of paper or similar things into small pieces.
- He shredded all their old photos angrily.
Freak out (ph v) to become or make someone very angry, upset or anxious
- She freaked out when she was told that she was rejected by the university.
vein (n): a tube that carries blood in the body
- I felt the blood racing through my veins as I shouted.
inevitable (adj) if something is inevitable you cannot stop it and it will happen anyway
- In hectic modern lives, eating fast food seems inevitable.
sedate (adj): calm and composed.
- She is the most sedate person I know, she hardly ever loses her temper, it seems nothing can affect her.
Punch (v) to hit someone or something with your clenched fist
- Whenever he became angry he punched the wall.
The immune system: the system in your whole body that protects you from getting sick
- The immune system diseases are somehow incurable.
Coronary disease (n) heart disease
- Most coronary diseases are either congenital or caused by stress and tension.
excessive (adj) more than normal or what is required
- Put your excessive luggage in the storage room.
Self-awareness (n) the state of having ample knowledge about one’s self and knowing deeply about one’s feeling and emotions
- To overcome your fears, you need to promote your self-awareness.
Inhale (v) to breathe in
- Inhale deeply to calm down.
Exhale (v) to breathe out
- Try to empty your lungs completely when you exhale.
Unclench (v) to let go of a tight grip; to let your fist or muscles free
- Unclench your muscles to feel relaxed.
Slump (v) to sit heavily and not keeping your posture upright
- She just slumped in the chair for a few minutes to relax and then started work again.
Posture (n) the way you sit or stand up
- Take care of your posture or you will end up slouching.
Rational (adj) logical; reasonable
- Retaking the test was the only rational solution after she failed.
Emotional (adj) based on feelings rather than thinking
- Her first emotional reaction was breaking into tears.
A vein pops out: when a vein pops up especially in your forehead it indicates high levels of emotions in particular the negative ones
- As she was yelling at her children her veins popped out so suddenly that you could easily see it.
Physical health: the state of being healthy related to your body rather than your mind
*compare mental/emotional health
- People address their physical health problems more often than their mental health problems.
Recent studies: newly conducted researches
- Recent studies indicate that modern life has imposed extra stress on the life on average human.
Make a conscious effort: try hard deliberately
- To treat your phobia, you need to make a conscious effort to face it.
Nasty health problems: serious or bad health problems
- Her quick temper led him to some nasty health problems at a young age.