"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it."
Marcus Aurelius said these wise words nearly two thousand years ago. He knew the importance of anger control, of dealing with anger. And I think you do too! That's why you're here:
Of course, your thoughts on anger are welcome too! Always...
Hmm, I wish I could tell you that I have all the answers for how I control anger but I don't. In many ways I am still like Dave Buznik (played by Adam Sandler) in that film called Anger Management whereby I just let things (that anger me) 'go'.
But I am not dealing with my anger and I am not expressing anger - it's stays inside of me, waiting for an opportunity to reveal itself... HORRIBLY!
(And you only have to read my anger management story titled, "No, I Do NOT Want To Play Cards" to see how bad I can be at controlling anger!)
And Abishek believes dealing with anger is all about expressing anger, whilst also calming yourself too! As well as learning how to think differently about the 'problem situation' in the first place.
Two things then that help in controlling anger are:
And that's exactly what I intend to continue doing in 2013 and the years that follow: meditate and forgive more! (And you'll be able to see the extra glow in my face for doing so, I'm sure! )
Okay, please listen to my thoughts on Abhishek Agarwal 'dealing with anger' wisdom...
(The 5 ways how to control anger...)
And if you need to know more about controlling anger - dealing with, or expressing your anger - then I can highly recommend you learn how to reprogram your reactions: