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“Writer Alice Walker has been thinking about how anger co-exists with peace. She spoke with Shannon Henry Kleiber about her new book of poems, “Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart,” and how she works on healing herself when she’s been hurt by others.”  From ttbook.org

 

 What To Do With An Arrow In Your Heart

with Alice Walker

 

 

This episode, What To Do With An Arrow In Your Heart, is a part of a larger podcast series entitled, “Is Anger Useful?“ Listen to the full podcast series here or at the website To The Best of My Knowledge

The Complete Audio Series December 2018

 

Is Anger Useful?

Original Air Date:
December 01, 2018

We’ve been taught to ignore, stifle, or just get over anger for many years — but what if we embraced it? It seems like most of us are feeling angry these days. But what if we took that emotion and instead of letting it eat us up, used it as fuel to do something, to actually help us feel better? Could anger be a useful emotion?

Full program audio length 51:12

 

 

Also Listen to Individual Segments of the Program:

 

Could Getting Mad Empower Women?

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Throughout history, there’s been a general, unspoken agreement that getting angry, especially for women, is something to be avoided. But what if getting angry was actually productive?

Audio Length: 16:51

 

 

You Can’t Smash The Patriarchy Every Day, But You Can Try

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Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin traced the history of feminist anger and power in their new book, “Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space.”

Audio Length: 06:51

 

 

A Neuroscientist On What Anger Does To The Mind

Other than getting angry, is there a better way to respond to people who’ve treated you badly? A smarter way to deal with injustice? Richard Davidson thinks so. He says what we need is to learn how to love.

Audio Length: 12:25

 

 

What To Do With An Arrow In Your Heart ~ Alice Walker

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Writer Alice Walker has been thinking about how anger co-exists with peace. She spoke with Shannon Henry Kleiber about her new book of poems, “Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart,” and how she works on healing herself when she’s been hurt by others.

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Source: https://www.ttbook.org/show/anger-useful

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