Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chodron, in this excerpt from Practicing Peace in Times of War, recounts a story about noticing all the angry faces on television.
Alternative medicine advocate Deepak Chopra, in this excerpt from Why Is God Laughing?, suggests a six-step process for letting go of anger and fear.
Judy Ford, a clinical social worker, encourages us in this excerpt from Getting Over Getting Mad to identify the spiritual lessons in anger by seeing the bigger picture and practicing gratitude.
Tibetan Buddhist nun Kathleen McDonald, in this excerpt from Awakening the Kind Heart, tells us to bring to mind a person who arouses anger in us and then use him/her as a mirror of our own feelings.
Alan Loy McGinnis, a Christian psychotherapist, shares in this excerpt from The Power of Optimism that the antidotes to anger and chronic hostility are a trusting heart, empathy, and tolerance.
Zen master Thich Nhat Hahn in this excerpt from Anger applies the principle of nonduality to anger, explaining that anger -- ours and others' -- is a part of our self.
Catholic priest and peacemaker Henri Nouwen, in this excerpt from Peacework, describes the danger of peacemakers themselves becoming examples of the fear and anger they are trying to overcome.
Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz, authors of the New York Times bestselling "You" series, give two specific counter-strategies to striking back when you are angry in this excerpt from You: Staying Young.
Khandro Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist teacher, addresses in this excerpt from This Precious Life the constant challenge of breaking set patterns of anger.
Conflict-resolution expert Marshall Rosenberg, in this excerpt from Living Nonviolent Communication, sees anger as a result of life-alienated, violent, provocative thinking that overrides personal needs.
Solomon Schimmel, a psychotherapist, in this excerpt from The Seven Deadly Sins, recommends compromise, forgiveness, and stoic resignation to reduce societal incidences of anger and assault.
Robert Thurman, a Tibetan Buddhist teacher, sums up in this excerpt from Anger: The Seven Deadly Sins the ways in which religion and secularism deal with this complicated human quality.
Peter Wallace, president of the Alliance for Christian Media, points out in this excerpt from The Passionate Jesus that Jesus' demonstrations of anger reveal his integrity, vision, and authenticity.
Evelyn Eaton Whitehead and James D. Whitehead, associates of the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University, show in this excerpt from Transforming Our Painful Emotions how conflict and anger are necessary dynamics in religious life.