“Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy” – Aristotle
We all have experienced anger in our life – from tiny annoyance to full fledged rage; we have also experienced the problem associated with anger. It is an emotion which we encounter most – both within and outside. But yet we hardly understand this powerful emotion or try to control it. Before we should proceed further, let me stop you for a second to ask – what is anger? Most will probably answer in negative. However, anger is a normal and healthy emotion; it can be used for our advantage. Osho has said – ‘In anger the mind is focused entirely on one point. That is why there is so much power in anger.’ The responsibility lies with us to use this power to our benefits.
Unfortunately, this does not happen with most of us. In reality, we let anger to go out of control so much that it starts creating problems in our life. It destroys our relationships and hampers the overall quality of life. Uncontrolled anger causes pain; it hurts us both physically and mentally. Continue reading