Have you analyzed how your body behaves after you experience a great anger or an attack of anger? Although you do not believe it, toxic emotions they cause cellular and tissue inflammation, which favors the development of other diseases and infections.
According to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry , the inflammation generated by the anger and anger affects the quality of life of people by increasing the risk of suffering from depression, anxiety, as well as alcohol or drug abuse.
During the investigation, the researchers focused on the blood levels of two inflammatory markers, C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6), each of which has been associated with aggressive impulsive behavior in humans. , cats and mice.
CRP is produced by the liver in response to an infection or injury. It helps focus the attention of the immune system on dead or damaged cells. Meanwhile, IL6 is secreted by white blood cells to stimulate immune responses, such as fever and inflammation.
To end these toxic emotions and avoid the inflammation of your body, Deepak Chopra, Indian doctor, writer and lecturer, recommends you follow these steps.
1. Take responsibility for your emotions
You allow their creation because they are generated in your mind based on past experiences.
2. Witness them without judging them.
It is important that you feel the negative emotions and process them to focus them on a positive path.
3. Label them
Name them either anger , resentment, anger, guilt, jealousy, among others.
4. Describe them
Imagine that you observe them in the distance. How they look, what they do, analyze the situation. With this you generate an expression so that your immune system protects you.
5. Share them
This will help you release that negative and toxic feeling for your body.
Finally, when you let go of those emotions you have to celebrate with some action that makes you very happy.