Daily Archives: September 16, 2013

Explosion or Expression, Anger Gone Wrong

By Monica Nelson Three years ago there was an incident that took place at Bellevue College in Washington state. Students in a classroom got into a verbal altercation during a video presentation in class. The verbal exchanges were fierce and escalated quickly. It ended when one of the students attacked the other with a knife. What is not surprising, and an ironic twist, is that the class the students were attending was an anger management class. Anger is an emotion. When we think of anger, we generally think of it as a negative emotion. But anger can be a healthful and positive emotion. It helps us diffuse a build-up of … Continue reading

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