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7 Surprising Ways Emotions Can Get the Best of You

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... and how to take back control.

 

Since we are talking about Santa Ana winds, Chinook winds and Foehn winds during this SAD season in America, I thought of this article on Psychology Today's Web site.

 

Here are some highlights:

 

Anger Can Lead You to Do Things You Regret Later.

A lot of good things stem from angry feelings; the Civil Rights Movement, for example, wouldn't have happened if no one was angered by racism. But far too often, angry feelings can lead to harsh words and rash decisions.

 

Whether you say something rude to a customer service agent who isn't meeting your needs, or you blow up at a client who seems to be wasting your time, angry feelings can lead to disaster if you're not careful. Learn to recognize the warning signs that your anger is growing, and take steps to calm down, before you become so angry you behave in a manner that you'll later regret.

 

 

 

Continue readinghttp://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/what-mentally-strong-people-dont-do/201510/7-surprising-ways-you...

 

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
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