There are countless articles out there about the value of humor and laughter with regard to psychological and physical health. While some of that may be exaggerated, there is a fair amount of evidence to suggest that humor and laughter are important coping mechanisms when it comes to alleviating anger.
Why are you thinking about posting or tweeting in anger? Are you hoping to change someone’s mind? Are you trying to offend people? Is it just to vent? Make sure you are aware of the end result you are hoping for. If you are just trying to offend or to vent, you may want to rethink it.
I too noticed the juxtaposition of having the “anger guy,” as I’m often called, featured in a happy video. The truth is, though, that it is not a coincidence. My interest in anger and my awareness of anger problems really did feed into my desire to make this video.
We should think twice about sending angry emails. Our position might be absolutely correct but we make it really easy for others to ignore it by being rude. Once you send a hostile email, the exchange stops being about your concern and starts being about your nasty email.