Many people ask the question “should I be angry?” They usually search for things that make them angry in order to answer their question. What would happen if they did the opposite? Instead of trying to find reasons to justify your anger, why not find reasons to be happy instead? It’s amazing how easily we can find negative things and allow them to control our emotions. Most of the time, the reasons we should be happy are right in our face yet not only can we not find them, but we don’t even bother to look.
Many people were angry at the way they spent their day on New Year ’s Eve. Some people didn’t have the outfit they wanted to wear, couldn’t get into the places they wanted to go, or didn’t spend it with the person they wanted to be with. Whatever happened to being happy and thankful that you are alive and able to see another year? Don’t be angry because your cable went out and you aren’t able to see the ball drop.
Be happy that you have your vision and are able to watch the time on your watch change to 12:01. The simple things in life are major reasons to be happy. At the end of the day being angry at a person, place, or thing will always hurt you more then it will hurt them. So the next time you ask yourself “should I be angry” ask yourself if being angry at that thing is worth hurting yourself.
Quote of the day: “Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.” -Marcus Antonius