Mindfulness of Anger

Mindfulness of Anger. 

Anger is an unpleasant feeling. It is like a blazing flame that burns up our self-control and causes us to say and do things that we regret later. When someone is angry, we can see clearly that he or she is abiding in hell. Anger and hatred are the materials from which hell is made. A mind without anger is cool, fresh, and sane. The absence of anger is the basis of real happiness, the basis of love and compassion. When our anger is placed under the lamp of mindfulness, it immediately begins to lose some of its destructive nature. We can say to ourselves, “Breathing in, I know that anger is in me. Breathing out, I know that I am my anger.” If we follow our breathing closely while we identify and mindfully observe our anger, it can no longer monopolize our consciousness. – Thich Nhat Hanh. @thichnhathanhquotecollective #thaysaid #anger #thichnhathanhquotecollective #thichnhathanh #buddhism #mindfulness #mindfulnessofanger #thichnhathanhquotes

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