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.
One more approach to managing anger
If we are ready, let me mention one more approach to managing anger. Again, the key is early recognition of anger. Get familiar with the signs that happen in you. When you identify these, think, […]
The root of the problem
For those interested in understanding the teachings of the Buddha, to eliminate suffering for oneself and others, this schema presented in the last post is crucial to understand. The root of the problem is a […]
Why “false” to everything we saw
Anger, jealousy, pride, and desire are all grounded in wrong perception. Wrong perception of ourself. Wrong perception of the other. We don’t recognize this wrong perception. It becomes our norm. Oh, so familiar, so warm […]