Yet expressing anger in words and actions is not more skillful than pushing it down. And when we justify our anger, we get hijacked into believing our thougths are The Truth.
Without justifying anger, repessing it, or acting on it, we have only to genuinely feel our anger. When we do, we see the present moment of anger is very quiet—and also very specific. Anger is never just ANGER—which is a mental concept. Rather it is a concrete, visceral experience—perhaps of tightness, pulsing, heat, pressure—plus strongly believed thoughts.
Bringing attention to these sensations in the quiet light of awareness, you may experience a release from the constricting belief that this emotion is 'you.'"
Saying Yes to LIfe (Even the Hard Parts)
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