06 Aug 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 go about working with anger skillfully.
In this episode on anger, we explore:
- 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 on working with anger
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