Anger is a human emotion all people share. You can’t help getting angry – and that’s OK. The trouble starts only when angry feelings cause you to act in a hurtful or destructive way. This episode of cognitive scientist and psychology professor Laurie Santos’s popular podcast, The Happiness Lab, offers scientific insights into what causes you to be angry. Her guest, therapist and best-selling author Faith Harper, shares hands-on strategies for channeling anger toward something constructive and purposeful.
About the Podcast
In her podcast, The Happiness Lab, Yale professor of psychology Laurie Santos explores the latest scientific research on happiness. She also serves as director of Yale’s Comparative Cognition Laboratory and its Canine Cognition Lab. Guest Faith Harper is a psychologist and the author of Unf*ck Your Anger: Using Science to Understand Frustration, Rage, and Forgiveness.
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1 week agoAs human beings, our nature is to continually be driven by our feelings , emotions and actions, we can study the physiological aspects of anger all we want. But in the end, I believe we must search beyond into the spiritual realm; often unknown , overlooked or simply ignored. As a believer in the all knowing creator, there's nothing more powerful than being overtaken by the spirit and letting him make the changes from within.