Keeping a Cool Head.

In Philosophy, Self Improvement, Short Thoughts, Stoicism

I was asked the other day why I don’t get angry. This is an interesting question, and I had to think about it for a short while.

The main reason why I don’t get angry is that I accept things for what they are, and so I am not frustrated with the world around me. I expect for people to act irrationally, I expect things to break, be stolen, and I even expect that I will also let myself down from time to time.

With this in mind, what would I have to get angry about? Nobody gets angry at things they are expecting, it’s the unexpected that catches us at a weak point, makes us frustrated, and causes anger.

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