“A stupid person gives vent to all his feelings, but the wise one calmly keeps them in check.”—Proverbs 29:11.
If you were to list all the benefits of self-control, you would need reams of paper! At the very least, this quality protects our physical health. Conversely, studies show that people who are prone to anger and hostility increase their risk of ill health, especially cardiovascular disease. Of course, the benefits of self-control go far beyond physical health.
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