Speaking Up for Dignity

Getting Angry Isn’t All Bad

A new study says that we might not always be better off trying to get into a good mood. It is appropriate, healthy, and even useful to feel angry when competing or fighting with others, though it is not good for our overall well-being to feel anger across all situations.

Interestingly, the participants in the study who chose to feel angry while psychologically preparing for a confrontation showed greater psychological health and well-being in general.

 

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