A Lesson in Anger: A Bag Full of Nails

angerHere’s a quick lesson in anger. Anger is hard to let go off. It’s also hard to forget, and sometimes to forgive.

A short temper can permanently affect others. This is especially true when words are spoken in anger. So, the next time you are losing your temper, don’t. Take a deep breath, take a walk or count to ten. If it helps to put some distance between you and whatever has angered you, revisit it in a day or two when you can approach it more calmly.

The next time you are tempted to say something hurtful to someone just because you’re angry, you might want to stop and remember this lesson in anger.

If you’ve never heard this story before, we bet you don’t forget it. It teaches an important lesson about anger, and the damages it can do.

Please pass this story or video along. The world needs less angry people in it.