Anger is a powerful emotion that people perceive as negative or destructive. Everyone has asked themselves at least once, “Is it possible for anger ever to be beneficial?” When you think of anger, you might think of shouting, screaming, or violent displays of emotion. But what if anger isn’t all bad?
“Your anger is the part of you that knows your mistreatment and abuse are unacceptable. Your anger knows you deserve to be treated well and with kindness. Your anger is a part of you that loves you” - Lyndsey Gallant.
Anger can be a valuable and adaptive emotion that protects, reveals and motivates. You can also harness anger for personal growth, improved relationships and well-being.
Here are some of the positive effects of anger.