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An Unnatural Approach To Anger

Eight Essentials For Calm Firmness

Season 3, Episode 121

While we tend to think of angry people being rude and caustic, it is possible for angry people to maintain calmness in the midst of that emotion. Calm, firm individuals are seeking respect, and they choose to make their presentation of anger consistent with respect. This podcast will examine that even when you cannot make others act properly in moments of anger, you can still be emotionally steady within yourself.


An Unnatural Approach To Anger

by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think About

In this episode, we identified that:

  • Calmly firm people take their cues from inside themselves as opposed to taking cues from others.
  • Calm firmness is grounded in the realization that others do not owe you.
  • In calmness, you can speak your convictions without having to be persuasive or combative.

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“In what circumstances is it least natural to be both angry and calm? What would you need to adjust inside yourself in order for you to be angry and calm at the same time?”


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