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Why Anger Is Good For Us

by Dr Emma Gray - 19th June, 2012
Why Anger Is Good For Us

Anger is without a doubt the emotion with the worst reputation. It provokes more fear, shame and attempts at suppression than all the other emotions put together. More than 1 in 10 people report having a problem controlling their anger but less than 50% of those actually seek help. However anger, like all the emotions that we experience serves a vital function; we have evolved to experience it to enhance our survival. Anger alerts us to threats to our wellbeing (physical and psychological) and then motivates us to tackle them. […]...

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