How Anger Affects the Brain and Body

By: Gloria Manchester in 90 Day Challenge, 3 months ago

How Anger Affects the Brain and Body [Infographic – Part 2]

At the first spark of anger, good judgment often goes out the window.

Many clients say and do things they later regret. They might even lose track of what they actually wanted to say during an argument.

So why is that?

Well, it has to do with cortisol – and having too much of it in the brain.

To help your clients visualize what’s going on we put this together for you (so please feel free to make a copy to share).

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So where does the cortisol come from? Check out this infographic.

Coming soon: How Anger Affects the Brain and Body, Part 3 – How Stress Hormones Change the Body

Now we’d like to hear from you. How could a deeper understanding of anger’s impact on the brain be useful to your clients? Please leave a comment.

This article posted by Gloria Manchester, ICF-ACC, EXO Coach, Life and Prosperity Coach  

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  1. Bonnie Howell

    This article was written by one of the best, anyone who is lucky enough to be educated by Dr. Ruth is lucky indeed, her work has been very influential in helping me to develop my coaching practice.

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