Anger Robs Today's Happiness
Anger is a response to frustration. If we remain steady and thoughtful we avoid frustration. Frustration grabs hold when we give up control of our mind.
There is no productive reason to give in to expressions of anger. The situation is compounded by the addition of disharmony. We are replacing our natural state of happiness with unnatural discord.
Working out constructive solutions that bring back peace and harmony for everyone avoids frustration and the resulting breakdown in anger.
All situations have a harmonious resolve, they always will. Our actions for the best resolve of the situation realign us with our natural balanced state of happiness.
Sitting or even walking along, bring your attention to your breathing. If you are holding your breath in spurts, consciously begin taking even breaths. Counts 1, 2 breathe in; counts 3, 4 breathe out. Continue for at least a minute.
Continue breathing evenly but turn your attention to your thoughts. Think about the situation that has you upset and angry. Think about how you could resolve the situation so everyone benefits.
Take time to write out your thoughts in a journal. Then next time you are angry remember that all problems have a resolve that aligns with the highest good for all concerned.
"Happy by choice, avoiding frustration
By thoughtfully, peacefully aligning with the highest good."
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Article by Susan Helene Kramer
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