Tag Archives: anger

When we’re triggered

We all know about being triggered by others, right? We’re sitting here, minding our own business, and Ms. So-and-so does something absolutely appalling. Or she just announces her abdominal viewpoint (which happens to be the opposite of our more “enlightened” … Continue reading

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What have you learned in 2020?

We usually save such year-end questions for after Christmas. While we’re chilling after the holiday rush. When we’re not frantically buying presents, penning cards, decking the halls with boughs of holly. But this year–if you’ve time or inclination–let’s ask this … Continue reading

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I’m vulnerable, you’re vulnerable, we’re all vulnerable–and it’s OK

One of the things I struggle with is feeling and allowing anger in myself and others. A friend or family member posts something political or hateful on Facebook. I can feel a reaction arising immediately in my body. It’s a … Continue reading

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Anger

Darkness still spreads her peaceful cloak across the forest this December morning. ‘Tis a new day.  I cuddle beneath the fluffy white comforter and remember scraps of last night’s dreams. ‘Tis better than remembering yesterday. Yesterday proved a tough day. … Continue reading

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Response to an angry blog commenter

Yesterday morning, still half-asleep, I read an angry comment from a blog reader. Let’s call him Dan.  The poor fellow once found himself lost in the woods and wanted practical tips to aid him next time such an event might … Continue reading

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Rant. (You are forewarned.)

Please pour yourself a glass of wine. I am going to rant. You usually won’t hear me ranting and carrying on over here at Lake Superior Spirit. Usually I am “turning things around” to see everything in a more positive … Continue reading

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Anger strikes! (Nature to the rescue…)

I felt angry this afternoon.  Nothing big.  Nothing major.  Someone said something and the swift lightening of rage struck my heart.  For ten minutes.  OK, maybe more.  You know how it is.  You feel misunderstood.  You feel like you couldn’t … Continue reading

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