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Avoiding the Anger TrapBy Caterina Spinaris Tudor , Ph.D. , and Gregory Morton
When we perceive ourselves to be opposed, threatened, disrespected or mistreated it is easy to get angry and go into attack mode, emotional guns blazing. This may feel good and warranted at the time, but it subjects our whole being to a full-blown stress re-sponse with all its destructive consequences. Such reactions also cause us to handle ag-gravating situations in hostile ways, and so increase the possibility of conflict and further stress in our lives. Throwing more gasoline on a fire only makes the fire bigger.
To not be consumed by our anger, we have to be able to keep it from overtaking our thinking process and our actions. full story
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" Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure . . . than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."