Manage Anger with Yoga Therapeutics
The primary emotions related to the element are anger and compassion. The wood element governs our relationship to order, planning, and control. When wood energy is in balance we are confident and intuitive. When out of balance we experience feelings of anger, irritation, frustration, and reactiveness. The key lesson for the wood element is to look within the soul and allow our truth to flow. By doing so, we create space for confidence and become more aligned with our life’s purpose. Feelings of frustration and eventually inner rage may be the penalty for not asserting our whole self into all we do in life. If you are looking to become more become less angry and more compassionate the following balancing activities, yoga poses, and foods are recommended.
What You'll Need
- Yoga Mat
What You'll Do
- Balancing Activities: The key here is to move! Yoga, dance, exercise are all excellent options. Massage, lymphatic drainage, anger release techniques, kickboxing, dynamic meditations, non-violent communications, and walks in nature.
- Yoga Poses: Reclined butterfly, seated twists, thread the needle, chair pose twists, supine twists.
Tips & Warnings
- Foods to Include: Leafy greens, super greens (spirulina, chlorella, wheatgrass, barley grass, beetroot, dandelion root, warm water with lemon, apple cider vinegar, Omega 3,6, 9. To Avoid: Saturated fats and oils, fried food, excessive nuts and seeds, excessive alcohol, drugs, tobacco and toxic substances.
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