“How Can I Help Someone With Anger Issues?” (Podcast)

A reader says that he has a family member with anger issues. Every time he tries to help the family member, the person lashes out and becomes defensive. Nothing he does seems to make the situation any better. The reader wants to know if there is anything he can do.

We discuss.

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“The King Likes Only Empty Words” (Podcast)

The willingness to do what is necessary is an essential condition of success in any enterprise. There are those who are willing to do what is necessary, and those who are not.

We discuss an anecdote from Sun Tzu’s “Art of War,” and several other historical examples, to bring these points into focus.

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Two Relationship Questions From Readers (Podcast)

This podcast deals with two different questions I recently received:

1. A guy in his early 20s feels like his girlfriend is holding him back and smothering him, but he’s not sure how to handle the situation.
2. A girl in her 20s is feeling frustrated that she can’t find the kind of long-term relationship that she would like to have.

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The Porfirio Insight: Knowing Where You Came From, And Where You’re Going

This is the third podcast I’ve done on Michael Porfirio, aka The G Manifesto.  They’ve proven to be extremely popular.  In this latest episode, we talk about the “Porfirio Insight”: the ability to step outside yourself, take stock in your life, and see where you are headed.  It’s all about the journey, and whether the trip has been a memorable one. We’ve all only got one life to live…so you’d better make it count.

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Sometimes You Have To Be Wrong (Podcast)

Our society places too much emphasis on the individualistic need to win every argument, to be right in all things, and to impose our will on others. Sometimes, you need to swallow your pride and let things go for the sake of preserving harmony. Stop trying to be “right” all the time. You will find yourself feeling better, less stressed out, and more at peace. Sometimes, being good is more important than being “right.”

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