Keep calm (…seriously) and read on.
How do you calm yourself down when you are mad?
Anger can be a scary and dangerous emotion when an individual act with their heart and not their head.
In fits of rage, a person can unintentionally ruin relationships by saying things they do not mean or physically harming their loved ones. It’s important to understand how to pick your battles and that probably not every issue is worth fighting over.
Start by asking yourself whether the problem is big enough to put all your energy into. Do you want to confront your significant other on cheating accusations? Definitely. Do you want to argue over why he or she watched the latest episode of Game of Thrones without you? You’ll probably want to, but is the silent treatment and screaming really worth it when you can watch the next one together? Is it worth yelling at the new intern because she put two packs of sugar in your coffee instead of three?
It’s understandable to get annoyed, especially if you’re having a bad day or things aren’t going as planned, but it’s not okay to take it out on an innocent bystander, your friend, or the guy taking your order at Wendy’s. Karma is only as good as what you put out so if you’re leaving negative energy, that is all you’ll receive.
Take a deep breath and exhale your negativity. Don’ let your anger get the best of you.
Here are 25 quotes to keep you calm the next time you feel annoyed or angry at your significant other, coworker, or the person who honked at you when the light just turned green.
1. You’re only hurting yourself.
“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” — Buddha
2. If it’s meant to happen, it’ll happen.
“If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb your peace, and carry on.” — Germany Kent
3. Every problem comes with a solution.
“You can’t selectively numb your anger, any more than you can turn off all lights in a room, and still expect to see the light.” — Shannon L. Alder
4. Not every problem is worth stressing over.
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