Conversations from the Heart

#3 - Harnessing the Power of Conscious Anger

August 16, 2023 Yvette Erasmus
Conversations from the Heart
#3 - Harnessing the Power of Conscious Anger
Show Notes

Are your friendships and familial relationships causing you to lose sleep? Do you feel as though you're walking in a minefield when trying to communicate your feelings and needs? In this episode, we unravel the complexity of these emotional dynamics, offering practical strategies to help you navigate and cultivate healthier relationships. We talked about trauma, violence, and emotional healing. We underscore the need for openness, respect for consent, and mindful communication when seeking help. We discuss strategies to prevent the cycle of violence and ways to work towards healing consciously. The power of conscious anger, its role in expressing our human rights, and how it can be harnessed in a healthy, life-affirming manner is also mirrored in the conversation. So, tune in and equip yourself with valuable insights to navigate your emotional challenges and relationships.

Show notes:
[3:57] What do you do when your friend stops communicating with you?
[22:08] Communicating with an increasingly aggressive elder parent—how to approach this authentically
[34:43] Diving deeper into taking your problems in a professional, private setting
[49:53] Separating the difference between an expression of intensity and intense emotion expressed in a self-responsible way
[52:55] The wisdom behind anger
[57:21] Let’s talk about competition and awakening the feelings long buried
[60:16] Outro

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