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Don't Ever Go to Sleep Angry -- Yeah RIGHT

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Whoever came up with the phrase "don't ever go to sleep angry" is obviously an alien from another planet.

If the interaction that upsets you is because of another person, you go through the entire day mumbling to yourself about how wrong they are and how they never let you speak. You have a sour face on, piercing eyes and others can literally see the steam coming out of your ears.

It's impossible to calm down no matter how enlightened of a human being you are. Even doing things you enjoy, such as playing video games or going to the movies, does not help.

And now it's time for bed. Think happy thoughts. HA!

Instead, all that's going through your mind is how much you despise the situation from earlier. Your mouth turns down into an evil look while your brain boils with the same furious feelings you've had all day. You come up with different scenarios of how the situation SHOULD have gone -- in your favor, of course.

Now it's 3 a.m. and you're still awake. So I guess it's true -- you don't ever go to sleep angry, because you CAN'T sleep.

Have you ever been so infuriated by someone or something that made it impossible for you to go to bed? How do you calm down? Share it with me!

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