024: The Angry Samurai

May 17, 2020 00:25:02
024: The Angry Samurai
Inner Work with Steli Efti
024: The Angry Samurai
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Show Notes

What do you do when you get angry?

Do you let the negative, desctructive shadow-side of anger take over? 

Do you just control or suppress your anger?

Or do you have ways to transform the energy that comes with anger into creative work?

My oldest son recently had more frequent angry outbursts, and I made up the story of the Angry Samurai for him. I'm a huge believer in the power of stories, and I believe that storytelling is a great teaching vehicle.

But as I was discussing this topic with a good friend of mine, I realized that I myself have some work to do when it comes to dealing with anger. 

This is not the typical episode format we have here—it's a actually a recording of a conversation. But we decided to turn it into an episode and share it with you, because anger is one of the core human emotions we all have, and yet few of us have probably mastered our own anger.

As always, we'd love to hear from you!

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