21 Sep Being Well Podcast: Angry and Content
How can we maintain contentment, calm, or inner peace, while still aiming high, pursuing good goals, and experiencing natural frustration and anger? And is contentment even a good goal when there’s so much injustice out in the world?
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1:45: Why contentment matters.
4:30: Can we be content when things are hard?
6:00: Being skeptical of the “wanting mind.”
8:30: How can we return to contentment when moved from it?
12:10: What’s wrong with being driven? Does contentment make us lazy?
16:20: Self-actualization and taking action from a place of fullness.
19:00: Staying content while performing basic tasks.
21:50: Contentment vs. complacency.
25:20: Content while hurt or angry.
29:30: How to build contentment when times are tough.
35:00: Can we be content and afraid?
46:00: Recap of anger and contentment
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