Anger can be seductive. Anger can be destructive. Anger can ruin your life and relationships.
Are you running away from anger? What’s your relationship with it?
What’s a healthy way of dealing with your anger? How compassion can help you with your anger. And no, sadly punching a pillow is NOT a good way to release your anger.
- The purpose of anger
- Anger as a primary emotion
- What’s underneath anger
- and so much more
About my guest
Russell L. Kolts, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Eastern Washington University, where he has taught for the past seventeen years. Kolts has authored or coauthored numerous books and scholarly articles, including The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Managing Your Anger, and has pioneered the application of compassion-focused therapy (CFT) to the treatment of problematic anger. An internationally recognized expert in CFT, he regularly conducts trainings and workshops on compassion and CFT, and has appeared in his own TEDx Talk.
Resources and links
- Russell’s web site
- CFT Made Simple: A Clinician’s Guide to Practicing Compassion-Focused Therapy
- Follow Russell on Twitter
- Watch his TEDx talk, Anger, Compassion, and What It Means To Be Strong
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