Written by Rachel Premack.
When it comes to negative emotions like sadness, anxiety, or anger, one common course of action is to try ignoring them.
But Deanna Geddes, a professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, recommends the opposite.
“Anger is a healthy emotion,” Geddes, who has extensively researched the role of anger in the workplace, told Business Insider.
“It signals that something is upsetting us,” Geddes said. “When we feel anger, it’s helpful to stop and think about what’s really making us angry.”
Anger forces action, Geddes said. It can help you change a situation for the better — but there’s a right and a wrong way to deal with being ticked off.
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