This is my writing ritual. Firstly, I download my thoughts. Secondly, I chew over what is written. Thirdly, I polish up my act.
Yes, anger is a bad word – bad for health, bad for relationship and bad for this planet.
Anger is bad for health because it disturbs our inner energy, elevates our stress and makes us easy prey for pathogens.
Anger is bad for relationship because it can lead to viciousness, vengeance and violence.
Anger is bad for this planet because the nuclear terrorists will one day push the anger button and blow up this planet.
When people are angry, they speak first and think later. When they unleash a word that hurts or humiliates, it is too late to grab it back and impossible to delete it from the recipient’s brain.
Of course, we can say sorry after the act. To do this, we need to have the capacity to humble ourselves and swallow our pride.
In one of my speeches, I said this: