The Virtues of Anger

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:20

Anger gets a bad rap. Sure, it's not the most pleasant of emotions. It can be destructive and you certainly don't want to live your life there. But anger is arguably a more useful emotional state than apathy. At the very least, with anger comes the energy and motivation to take action and change something. And as long as said action isn't destructive or irreversible in nature, that emotional state can continue to transform into something more useful.

Anger isn't an enemy. Used correctly and sparingly, it can be the fuel for good.

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