Entries tagged with “Anger”
Constantly annoyed? Here are some strategies.
Start observing your anger to truly understand where it should be directed.
Feeling angry and cagey in lockdown with your partner? Here are 5 methods to (resolving) the madness.
We had 17 people for for our weekly local meditation group this week, including some faces we haven’t seen for a while! We read the last section of the chapter “Lovingkindness” i…
Conte’s approach hinges on the principle of Yield Theory: the idea that anger is best defused when we meet other people where they are, as opposed to where we would like them to be.
What can your anger teach you about yourself for better relationships?
“Sometimes an angry response to injurious events is not only justified, but desirable. ... With a little calm, we can reframe what we’re feeling. ‘I’m furious about this’ can be rearranged to something like: ‘This is wrong, and I want to do something about it.’”
How anger is used can determine activist effectiveness.
Abraham Lincoln said that the most effective way of destroying enemies was to make them friends. Sounds so wonderful and wise, doesn’t it? But what about in actual practice? Honest…
On the heels of her new book, we chat up Karla McLaren on what we can learn from our anger, how to approach anxiety, why positive emotions aren't always positive, and more.
Excerpted from Detox Your Heart
Sometimes you just need to stop and think…but sometimes that’s the worst thing you can do.
Sponsored Content from The Isha Foundation
Sometimes fear, anger, or sadness are appropriate responses to the complexities of life.
Your quarantine partner just aggravated you again. You’re angry—or are you? Reflection may reveal something else.
An audio meditation to engage with our anger and compassion without shame.
In order to cultivate our fierceness, we must “re-vision” our relationship to three important aspects of ourselves.
When we can channel our anger into compassionate communication, it can help us cultivate a stronger sense of self along with even more intimate and satisfying relationships.
“The emotion of anger is designed to spark transformation. ... Anger is how your spirit tells you not to bow to injustice any longer. [It's] is the sacred messenger communicating that something in your life needs transforming.”
Recently I started having trouble sleeping. Awake at 4 a.m., I'd scold myself: Relax! You crazy anxious maniac! You're ruining tonight and turning tomorrow into sleep-deprived hell…
The rains have returned to my home on the Big Island of Hawaii, and with them, a memory. About a year ago, I had an experience that exposed my darker self. Granted, I was still com…
Maybe it’s time to unleash what it really feels like to care.
A journey toward accepting—and even embracing—anger.
Anger is not the most comfortable emotion to feel. It also may be the most abhorred emotional state in spiritual contexts. We often get the message that anger is what our practices…
Creating the change you want to see in the world requires first welcoming all of your emotions, even the difficult ones, and then moving forward with clarity.
“It’s certainly toxic to express our anger without thought, acting out with cruelty, meanness, or pettiness. But it’s also toxic to swallow that anger down.”
All emotions, including anger, are signals about what we’re needing.
An excerpt from 365 Blessings to Heal Myself and the World, reprinted with permission from O-Books.
Many of us fear and avoid anger, especially in the realm of intimate relationships. We think of it like fire—a spark could burn the house down. Anger is, however, a vital tool, and…
Anger: we all know it, many of us well. But at a yoga party, it would be gauche to bring up the raging intensity sitting in your gut. We’re all focusing on the positive here, right…