(HealthDay News) -- It's common for people with chronic health issues to feel angry. But being angry all the time can harm your physical and emotional health.
The American Diabetes offers these suggestions for how to deal with anger:
- Determine what you're angry about, and think about how your anger is impacting your life.
- Learn techniques to calm yourself when you feel angry. Take deep, slow breaths, sit down and stay quiet for a few minutes.
- Try to change the things that make you angry.
- Keep a diary about your anger, and find a better way to deal with each situation.
- Use your anger to motivate you to change your life.