You can blame or target the person, thing, or event that initially caused the anger but the only thing you can change is your relationship to anger.
This is the essence of mindfulness. Opening to whatever life may be presenting to you in this moment, and taking a gentle stance.
lawyers are taught to suppress or deny their emotional world. I’ve heard lawyers frequently say something like, “I never bring my emotions into a case.”
One friend shared that once you know someone who committed suicide, the idea of taking your own life goes from abstract to a possibility. Another friend shared “it can happen, it does, and still, no one seems to know how to handle or discuss it.”
Being a “good lawyer” requires more than the ability to get the facts, apply the applicable law, analyze and advocate for your client’s position.