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Why I Love Anger

an·ger (ăng'gər)
n.
A strong feeling of displeasure or hostility.

When I experience anger:

1. Boundary's get drawn real fast

  • Uh-uh! That is not okay!
  • I do not like how this feels!
  • I do not like what this person is doing!
  • I do not like what I am doing!
  • 2. I have a fire inside of me to DO SOMETHING

  • I'm going to give them a peice of my mind!
  • I will not be ignored!
  • I have something to say!
  • 3. I am breaking with tradition.

  • Good girls do not call attention to themselves...
  • I want to rescue anger from the bin of "inappropriate emotions" and put it along side compassion as emotions of positive change.

    Anger is a jumping off point for most people.

    I want to honor my anger and hope it brings me clarity and fuel to act.

    Anger is often the first step I take on my path to personal peace surrounding issues of social injustice.

    I am currently experiencing what I've heard called "rage fatigue" where the synapses in my brain are all fired out. So currently I look to my disgust as nice kindling for my passions...

    Comments

    Goldie Davich's picture

    Oh yeah...

    I want whoever is reading this to know that I am not being sarcastic. The last line of my post could be construed as being sarcastic. I guess it kind of is, but not really because I honor my disgust as well.

    AND

    I am working on NOT USING SARCASM. It is a lot harder than I thought it would be to eliminate sarcasm from my posts.

    I want to cultivate an online presence where I remain tender, vigilant and kind.

    Goldie Davich, PulseWire Online Intern

    Y's picture

    I don't know if you're still

    I don't know if you're still with World Pulse, Goldie, but I, too, believe in anger as a fuel for forward motion. Women must stop expending our energy with tears and take our anger seriously as a catalyst for much-needed change.
    Thanks for being a blessing.
    Yvette
    New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

    Yvette

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