Mindfulness is a way of being that can create more happines in your life. It is based on the Buddhist tradition dating back to nearly two thousand, five hundred years which focuses on the "vipassna" form of meditation which means "çlear seeing" in Pali, the language of the Buddha. The word "buddha" itself means to be aware or to be awake.
The following is a letter I wrote in response to a question from a client.
First of all, I want to say that anger is a very pervasive problem in our society and the level of anger in some individuals seems to be spiraling out of control. As a society, we pay a huge cost for uncontrolled anger in the form of broken families, medical bills and entanglements with the law.
Some Situations/Conditions that could lead to anger
Anger is fundamentally caused by the way a person thinks or perceives certain situations. The following factors could serve as triggers, resulting in anger:
Anger is one of the major problems of our times. Recent research indicates that out of control or unresolved anger is the root cause of many anti-social behaviours in our society. Examples of these are partner assault, gambling, and child abuse.