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Everyone knows the feeling. It's that rage that rises when a driver is cut off on the highway—and just wants to floor it and flip the bird. Anger is a corrosive emotion that can run off with a person's mental and physical health.
Unlike small children, who must learn to regulate their emotions, we adults are expected to manage ours, especially our negative emotions like anxiety, anger, and frustration, and to prevent negative thoughts and feelings from driving our behavior.