Q7. Anger is a harmful negative emotion. It is injurious to both personal life and work life.
(a) Discuss how it leads to negative emotions and undesirable behaviours.
(b) How can it be managed and controlled?
(a) Anger is an extremely powerful emotion. When we are gripped by anger, we develop extreme hatred for people and wish to harm them. We can’t think rationally when we are angry and often do something for which we have to repent for life. Many relationships are shattered because people had lost their temper and said or done something in their fit of anger that had caused immense physical and emotional harm to their loved ones.
(b) Anger management is extremely important for leading a happy life in this world. We must control our temper in public places even against the greatest provocation. We must have better understanding of the people, situations and our work. Even when we are feeling angry, we must learn to control it and not speak harsh words or do any violent action. We must identify the situations and people who make us angry and be mentally prepared to face them without losing our temper. Regular meditation and yoga also helps in controlling anger. (163 words)