I know that anger is a straitjacket. When I am angry, I am unable to focus on the future in a positive way. Anger keeps my mind stuck in the past. Negative emotions prevent me from focusing on the present.
Like everyone else, I do feel anger from time to time. However, I am able to let go of anger quickly. I recognize my anger and then resolve the situation that created the anger.
If I am unable to resolve the situation, I let go of my anger anyway and move forward with my life.
Anger steals from the present and the future. I am fully living when my mind is positive and focused on the present moment. Anger is a thief that steals my time and attention.
I know that feeling anger is bad for my physical and mental health. I smile easily and avoid taking life too seriously. I am quick to laugh and avoid negative emotions in general.
I release my negative emotions as quickly as possible. This is a valuable skill that I build upon each day. I allow my negative emotions to dissolve as soon as they are formed.
Today, I focus on the positive things in my life. I am free of anger and other harmful emotions. I let go of my anger so I can be free to live my life to the fullest. Today is a great day.
1. What am I angry about right now? How is my anger hurting me?
2. What does anger cost me? What would be the harm in releasing my negative emotions instead of ruminating on them?
3. What can I do to resolve the situations that are causing anger in my life?