Case Study

I stopped exploding into anger when my husband said ‘that‘ thing

After the session my anger went completely over night. I never forget the first time I drove home and my husband said something that would have usually made me explode but I was calm – I have  improved 10 fold at home and with people at work. This has been the biggest change for me. I can almost instantly calm down after an incident at work now there is no yelling and screaming and I am able to resolve major issues within in 2 hours which has been amazing.

It’s like Steve has performed a miracle.

Karen Curtis is 38 years old with 4 children who works as a recruitment consultant.

Anger is a very powerful emotion. Its high energy can leave us feeling tired, guilty or often depressed. For this reason it may sometimes not be obvious that the root emotion is anger since what may often coincide is depression or anxiety. This type of anger is often referred to as repressed anger.

As with all negative emotions people experience there are 2 elements to watch out for when self diagnosing.

  • The first element to establish is; does the anger have you versus do you have the anger? If a negative emotion becomes an issue where you have little or no control over the feeling or you don’t know why you are experiencing the emotion then you are a candidate for Hypnosis.

All negative emotions (anger, sadness, fear and guilt) can be useful and valid in the right context.
For example if someone runs into your car in a car park it’s reasonable to get angry about that; the damage and inconvenience it causes.

  • The second reason is that all emotions are controlled in the subconscious (or as we refer to it; the unconscious) part of the mind. People come to see us because the negative emotion they are experiencing is happening automatically and they can’t stop it.

The physical effects of anger

Anger triggers the body’s ‘fight or flight’ response. Other emotions that trigger this response include fear, excitement and anxiety. The adrenal glands flood the body with stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol. The brain shunts blood away from the stomach towards the muscles, in preparation for physical exertion. Heart rate, blood pressure and respiration increase, the body temperature rises and the skin perspires. The mind is sharpened and focused.

Health problems
The constant flood of stress chemicals and associated metabolic changes that accompany recurrent unmanaged anger can eventually cause harm to many different systems of the body. Some of the short and long term health problems that have been linked to unmanaged anger include:

• Headache
• Digestion problems, such as abdominal pain
• Insomnia
• Increased anxiety
• Depression
• High blood pressure
• Skin problems, such as eczema
• Heart attack
• Stroke.

There are also the self medicating problems that are caused additionally to compensate for feeling the anger continuously. Over eating, poor diet, alcoholism, and drugs.