Are you mad at the unfortunate soul who answered the phone when you called to complain about your bill, or did you forget to greet him politely?
Are you mad at the guy at work because he had the nerve to ask you to make his project a priority, or are you mad at yourself because you didn’t say no?
Are you mad at her because she says you are too sensitive, or are you mad at yourself for not sticking to your boundaries?
Are you mad at him because he stepped out on you, or are you mad at yourself because you believed him when he said he would never cheat on you – again?
Are you mad at her because she belittles you in front of your friends, or are you mad at yourself for putting up with that kind of treatment?
Are you mad at life for getting in the way and preventing you from tackling that big project, or are you mad at yourself for forgetting what your priorities are?
Are you mad at the way your child talks to you, or are you mad at your own failure to control the way you talk to your child?
Are you mad at the kids for never picking up their toys, or are you mad at yourself for whiling away precious minutes on Facebook instead of folding laundry or handling the mail?
Are you mad at life because it doesn’t seem to be getting any easier, or are you mad at yourself because you don’t follow through on your plans for change?
Anger is a signal.
Are you mad at the wrong person?