Anger is like poison destroying our peace. It raises our blood pressure, damages our heart and immune system, and generally destroys our physical, mental, and spiritual health. So learn to identify early signs of anger – feeling out of balance, irritable, frustrated, jittery, etc. Apply the antidote when these early signs arise. Think – the other person is not happy because happy people are not provocative. Why is she/he not happy — relationship, health, or financial issues maybe? Just thinking this way dissolves the early anger allowing it to transform into understanding, patience, and even compassion.
Sometimes, when we are discouraged by a difficult situation, anger does seem helpful, appearing to bring more energy, confidence and determination. And while it is true that anger brings extra energy, it eclipses the best […]
Genuine peace is based on inner peace. You cannot build peace on the basis of anger. Anger just inflames and brings more hostility, aggression, and violence. Hostility on the one hand, and tolerance on the […]