Being Well Podcast: 7 Ways Past Anger

Being Well Podcast: 7 Ways Past Anger

In this episode of the Being Well Podcast, Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest conclude the strength of Calm with an episode dedicated to exploring seven ways we can work with anger skillfully. This includes:

  • Understanding its costs
  • Avoiding speaking or acting from a place of anger
  • Finding simple ways to realize and reduce our priming
  • Reacting in proportion
  • Being conscious of fault-finding
  • Slowing down
  • Moving past righteousness



0:35: Understanding the costs of anger

3:05: Never speaking or acting from anger

6:15: Reducing the priming for our anger

7:00: Reacting in proportion

10:00: Avoiding the habit of irritability

14:20: The tendency of fault-finding

16:30: The pitfalls of various kinds of talent

18:10: The story of the two monks

21:30: Know our near-enemies

24:30: The biology of slowing down

29:50: Walking away from excessive righteousness

33:00: Moral outrage in society

37:20: Recap

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