Long-term anger affects your nervous system, liver and your brain. You can become hypertensive, depressed, volatile, even forgetful. People become mean-spirited, bullies, and descend into woeful acts.
However, anger does some good in your life. It lets you know that you are alive.
Not depressed, not laying around in bed all day, but alive.
It is a beginning. A reminder – anger has a spectrum, going from irritability to rage.
In the Chilling Adventure’s of Sabrina on Netflix, Sabrina would most times appear quiet and easy going. You could see her thinking things through. She would then jump up, make a strong statement about her position on whatever the witches were doing and defy her witch family and coven. After all, Sabrina is half witch, half mortal. Her mortal side seemed to work just fine, of course, until her friends were involved. She stood up for herself, an action that was dismissed by her witch family, however, she never became enraged. Sabrina accomplished what she wanted or needed to do with a calm, well-thought out plan – in fact, several creative plans!
To create a plan to move away from angry people is the best tactic to take.
Rage does no one any good, but being irritated or frustrated or dismissive or critical is still a sign that life is within.
If there is someone in your life that comes close to enraging you, end that relationship. If it is a co-worker, find another team to work on or get promoted out of that team. If you can handle being polite and respectful, you are home free.
It can also be difficult, especially if the one who stimulates your rage is a close family member.
If a family member is on your radar, avoid small group celebrations, except if in public.
You can do this. No one says (and who cares if they do) that you had to accept rage in your life.
Be sure you know the difference between frustration and rage.
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