Have the comforts of modern life reduced our tolerance level to that of children or toddlers?
Our expectations of life have risen to a great extent, such that we are capable of flying into a rage at the slightest provocation.
Earlier days, people's energies were focused on basic needs like having food to eat and a roof over one's head. Now, there seems to be no concern for all these basic necessities as they are met easily. Our level of comfort has gone up to such an extent that we are pampered to a point where the slightest discomfort can cause to break into a sweat and behave like kids.
Road rage, violence and display of anger for frivolous reasons are common sight these days. A good way to keep a check on anger is to constantly question ourselves if things that make us angry are really a survival issue? If it is not life and death, then it does not warrant anger.
Researchers said that anger is 'hard wired ' into our brain and sometimes when we get angry without any purpose it can go wrong and get us into a rage.
It will pay to stop short, adopt the 'counting till 10 technique' or walk away from the situation to exercise restraint when angry and calm down.