82 votes
A number of annoying things have happened to me recently. There was that young man who shoved me as he was getting on the subway; that colleague who asked me to finish some of his work and then left the office for the day; and then those other colleagues who kept interrupting me while I was in the middle of an important task to ask me the same question over and over again—a question to which I did not have the answer... Those incidents occurred over a two-day period. They put me in a state of irritation and bad mood I had never experienced before....
31 votes
By - Jan 22, 2017 ...
Tags : Ethical practice, In vivo practice, News,...
After the success of the “One day, one Maxim – 28 days straight” lab, which was based on the volume entitled 100 Maxims of Guidance, OstadElahi-inPractice is about to launch a new lab that will follow the same dynamic and intensive format. ...
35 votes
By - Jan 10, 2017 ...
Tags : Anger, Experience, kindness, Practice
This is the second – in vivo – stage of practical work introduced in December (see An antidote to anger (1): analysis): going deeper into what triggers anger, reframing our relations to others as central to our practice and making kindness ...
39 votes
By - Dec 26, 2016 ...
Tags : Anger, Experience, Practice
The kind of anger we are dealing with here is not the “fashionable fault” that goes under that name when sudden changes of mood are perceived as the mark of an impetuous character or an explosive temper. It is a tendency that, in the long r...
61 votes
By - Nov 13, 2016 ...
Tags : Anger, Poll, Practice, Self-control
An earlier post on the question of anger has allowed us, on the basis of a short scenario, to reflect on the situations that can trigger anger, on what its root causes are, and on whether it is legitimate to give vent to our anger in any ju...

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