Taming Anger

Anger gets our attention. It can be big, loud, fiery, aggressive, and if unchecked, downright frightening, it's no surprise then that anger is relegated to a category of unwelcome and unacceptable emotions. Anger's function is simply to let us know that something needs to change, and it is anger that can give us the strength and power to create that change. Anger is a guide in determining healthy boundaries, advocating for our values, our integrity, and the resulting reorganization may safeguard us from becoming a victim. When we bring awareness to how we meet and give expression to this intense feeling, we need not reject or fear our anger. Many of us grew up in families that discouraged or





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