Anger is a big issue. Feeling anger is totally normal, but expressing it, feeling it is made wrong by society, by family, by spouses.
So we suppress it. We feel shame about it. And it is killing us.
I first attempted to learn how to release my accumulated anger when I was in my mid-thirties… and it took me ten years to do that. I had no guidance, no permission, no one to tell me how to do it, really.
The common misconception is that expressing anger is a good thing: just let it all hang out, yell, beat your pillow senseless, but that is just plain not true. Expressing anger as anger doesn’t empty you of anger, it just makes it worse, it drives it deeper.
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Can’t feel anything, joy, love, peace? Can’t feel that you are connected? What can you do about it?
You are a Pressure Cooker
I had a real transformation a few years ago, but because it disappeared stuff, I am just noticing.
When anger disappears, you barely notice it.
I used to be an angry person. You wouldn’t know it, because for reasons of my own I suppressed my anger.
Anger not expressed cripples you. But expressing anger can be dangerous: you need to be out of control, or so it seems.
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You’d rather be right than happy, you’d rather be right than rich…
I had a few remarkable experiences the past few days.
The conclusions from these experiences make me mad, angry, bitter, and hopeless… but that should not surprise you: the condition of humanity is hopeless.
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