Tag: anger

  • Burn yourself, why don’t you.

    Burn yourself, why don’t you.

    Anger always claims a higher price from ourselves than it ever will from the people on whom we project it. And before you assume that to be false because of the lasting impact that it has on its victims, understand that that lasting impact is because of their anger at the one who was taking…

  • My silent scream

    My silent scream

    When rage is all you have left in you, know that you’ve surrendered yourself to the betrayal of the world. When rage becomes a silent scream or a deliberate protest, despite your best intentions, you are still defined by that betrayal. When rage colours your view of the world, you see demons in angels, and…

  • Expecting hope

    Expecting hope

    Expectations are simply hopes with a sense of entitlement. The reason for our entitlement to the fulfilment of our hopes are many. Most often, they’re based on what we contributed towards others. Sometimes we want that contribution reciprocated because we don’t want to allow others to treat us unfairly, or to take us for granted.…

  • The forgotten village idiot

    The forgotten village idiot

    This essay has been playing on my mind a lot lately. Covid-19 has revealed the true nature of many, which only served to reinforce this notion. Who puts a smile on the face of the village idiot? The saddest part of this essay is that most who read the title thought it to be humorous.…

  • Blind rage

    Blind rage

    Sometimes we get so caught up in our anger at the world that we lose sight of the fact that our anger feeds the very same cycles that we’ve grown to despise. Don’t get angry. If you can influence positive change, do it. If not, walk away. Insisting on rage after you’ve realised that you…

  • The Way You Do That Thing

    I recently read an article that suggested that they could provide you with insights into your personality depending on how you held your handbag, and the first thought that came to mind was, “How fickle!” Then I thought about it a little more and quickly realised that the same can be done with almost any…

  • Anger

    Anger is a result of failed expectations. When you find yourself losing your temper, consider which expectation you’re allowing to define your self worth. Zaid Ismail

  • Anger

    Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Mark Twain