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Being Well Podcast: Angry and Content
September 21, 2020

How can we maintain contentment, calm, or inner peace, while still aiming high, pursuing good goals, and experiencing natural frustration and anger? And is contentment even a good goal when there’s so much injustice out in the world?

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Key Topics:

  • 1:45: Why contentment matters.
  • 4:30: Can we be content when things are hard?
  • 6:00: Being skeptical of the “wanting mind.”
  • 8:30: How can we return to contentment when moved from it?
  • 12:10: What’s wrong with being driven? Does contentment make us lazy?
  • 16:20: Self-actualization and taking action from a place of fullness.
  • 19:00: Staying content while performing basic tasks.
  • 21:50: Contentment vs. complacency. 
  • 25:20: Content while hurt or angry. 
  • 29:30: How to build contentment when times are tough.
  • 35:00: Can we be content and afraid?
  • 46:00: Recap of anger and contentment

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