Constructive Anger

“They’ve pushed me a little too far. I don’t have to take this. This just isn’t fair!” Anger rises… and the body reacts.

Anger is not a bad emotion. It is a built-in mechanism that signals when something is wrong with a circumstance or situation. How we choose to respond when this signal goes off is where anger gets a bad rap with undesirable results.

When we are violated or hurt, we are often left feeling weak and fearful. Anger, on the other hand, makes us feel powerful as the surge of adrenaline and emotions increase. Most people would rather … Read more ...