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On anger and spiritual progress

At its simplest, anger is 'I don't want this,' amplified. Its sibling, frustration, is 'I want this and I can't have it,' amplified. It's human nature to experience wishes, wants,…

Stop over-reacting!

How often have you been triggered into a total hissy fit by the words "Stop over-reacting!!" When we're over-reacting, we definitely don't want to be told about it. In fact,…

Are you sensitive or sensitised?

You've heard it too many times already. "Urgh, you're so sensitive" "Why do you have to take everything so seriously? So personally?" "What are you worried about that for?" Annoying,…

Geek rage

If you know me, it'll be no surprise to you that I get cross about things. Ranty, on occasion. Downright furious, too. Being angry is, in essence, "I don't want"…

It’s not worth feeling angry, is it?

We've all been there. Something's happened and despite your best efforts you can't do anything about it now. You leave it in the past, or so you think. Whenever you…

Genius mind… hellish emotions

We all know someone - it might even be us - who's super-bright, knows all sorts of stuff, is fast to process information and create new solutions - in short,…