How to use anger as a motivation?


Anger is a basic human emotion that is experienced by all people.

Most people view anger as a negative emotion, but it is just one of a wide array of normal human feelings.

When anger rises, think of the consequences.” Confucius

The experience of anger varies widely; how often anger occurs, how intensely it is felt, and how long it lasts are different for each person.

At its worst, anger can be incredibly frustrating and vexing, and it can become a tremendous obstacle to our success.

At its best, however, anger is an emotion that can fuel us to great success–and ultimately, even happiness–so long as we control the anger we feel, and don’t let it control us.

From biological, psychological and survival aspects, anger is an influential motivator in everyday life.

Anger can transform our lives when it is viewed as a friend and teacher that’s trying to guide us on the road to recovery.

  • Anger is a motivating force.
  • Angry people are more optimistic.
  • Anger provides self-insight.

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Anger – How it affects people

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Every day, we face challenges and situations that trigger emotions, happiness, joy, sadness and most times, anger.

Everyone gets angry. It’s a normal emotion, and there’s probably a good reason why you feel that way.

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger” – Buddha

Anger is a powerful emotion, and it can make you hurt other people and make you behave badly and uncontrollably.

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.” – Chinese proverb

If anger is a common emotion in your life, chances are you’re causing undue harm to yourself and others. Anger can be caused by both external and internal events.

People use a variety of both conscious and unconscious processes to deal with their angry feelings. The three main approaches are expressing, suppressing, and calming.

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