#035: You Mad Bro?

#035: You Mad Bro?

Anger is an emotional response related to one’s psychological interpretation of having been threatened. Often it indicates when one’s basic boundaries are violated. Some have a learned tendency to react to anger through retaliation. Anger may be utilized effectively when utilized to set boundaries or escape from dangerous situations. (Thanks, Wikipedia.)

It’s normal to be angry, just not all the time. If you find yourself being angry a lot of the time, it’s time to talk. Chat with a coach.


Stuff Jeff & Dave talk about:

Is it wrong to be angry? Is it wrong to feel justified in  your anger? What are appropriate ways to display anger?

When do you get angry? What if I’m angry all the time?

When anger becomes destructive.

Passive & Aggressive expressions of anger don’t work

Being assertive.

Does prayer help with anger?

Dive Deeper

Galatians 6 says that if the Spirit of God is in us, we have self-control. Controlling our anger not only shows our character, it is a mark of faith. Here are some relevant articles that we found helpful.

Changing An Angry Spirit (Focus on the Family)

Control Anger Before It Controls You

Teaching Your Teen About Anger

Anger (APA)

Anger: What Works & What Doesn’t

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