⚡ Use my anger to stand my ground
Anger can be a motivating force. When reasonable requests fail, and your anger increases, you have to make a decision. Does the behavior deserve to be confronted? Making a reasonable request is a self-affirmation about your needs. Using anger to stand your ground goes beyond affirmation to self-assertion. You dig in your heels and make a demand. Your firm response is reasonable and proportionate to the severity of the circumstance. Your response protects the dignity of the other person.
How could you use your anger to stand your ground with the child who continues to purposefully belch while you are standing in line? Make an entry in your journal, title it the belching boy, and describe how you might use your anger to stand your ground.