Resources: Awakening through Anger

Part 1 - The Answer is Love:  Evolving out of


Anger: Responding, Not Reacting
Anger: Responding, Not Reacting

Anger is natural, intelligent and necessary for surviving and flourishing. Yet when we are hooked by anger, it causes...

Befriending Irene
Befriending Irene

While Tara is away, this talk is from 2011 after Hurricane Irene hit us with fury. Dorian is now...

Part 1 - The Answer is Love:  Evolving out of "Bad Other"
Part 1 – The Answer is Love:  Evolving out of “Bad Other”

These two talks address the inquiry: How do we awaken from the contempt and hatred that causes so much...

Forgiveness: Releasing Ourselves and Others from Aversive Blame – Part 3
Forgiveness: Releasing Ourselves and Others from Aversive Blame – Part 3

Rumi invites us to find the barriers we’ve erected against love, and a universal one is blame. These three...

Shifting from Blame to Love: 3 Practices for a Wise Heart
Blog: Shifting from Blame to Love: 3 Practices for a Wise Heart

Evolution has rigged all of us with a negativity bias—a survival-driven habit to scan for what’s wrong and to...

Part 2: Awakening through Anger – The U-Turn to Freedom
Part 2: Awakening through Anger – The U-Turn to Freedom (from archives)

While we have strong conditioning to react to aggression with more aggression, we have the capacity to pause, and...

Part 1: Awakening through Anger – The U-Turn to Freedom
Part 1: Awakening through Anger – The U-Turn to Freedom

Anger is naturally triggered when we feel an obstacle to meeting our needs. How do we honor the intelligence...

Anger: Responding, Not Reacting
Anger: Responding, Not Reacting

Anger is natural, intelligent and necessary for surviving and flourishing. Yet when we are hooked by anger, it causes...

Part 1: Awakening through Anger – The U-Turn to Freedom

Anger is naturally triggered when we feel an obstacle to meeting our needs. How do we honor the intelligence...

Blog: Awakening through Anger
Blog: Awakening Through Anger

One evening after my Wednesday night meditation class, Amy, a member of our D.C. meditation community, asked if we...

Meditation: Letting Go of Doing
Causing No Harm

The mindstates behind violence--anger and fear--are universal and natural. If they possess us and drive our actions, we suffer....