Anger & Bitterness Can Literally Break Your Heart

An EKG red heartFrom anger in high profile cases like in the death of Trayvon Martin, or a silly argument between friends that turned deadly, anger flows in our community.  We all feel angry at times; it’s a natural response to threats and attacks, injustice and disappointment. Anger is a powerful emotion and releasing the pressure that builds inside is essential to deal with deep-seated problems and move on. But if anger isn’t dealt with in a healthy way, it can have a significant effect on your daily life, relationships, achievements and mental well-being.

Some doctors have gone as far to see that anger kept inside and bitterness can have a number of negative effects on the body. Even the physical reaction you have when you see or interact with someone you are bitter against is literally toxic for your body.

Learning how to express anger can protect your heart, mind, and health. Here’s the right way to do it.