TED Radio Hour
The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.
Russell Kolts: How Can We Use Compassion To Manage Our Anger?
Why are some of us more likely to struggle with anger, and how can we learn to manage it? Psychologist Russell Kolts offers strategies for using compassion to transform our approach to anger.
Dan Moshavi: Can Expressing Your Anger Make You A Better Leader?
If you think getting angry isn't a sign of emotional intelligence — think again, says Dan Moshavi. He says research shows anger might actually be a powerful, constructive motivator in the workplace.
Soraya Chemaly: Who's Allowed To Get Angry?
Women are often discouraged from expressing anger — and if they do, they're penalized. Writer Soraya Chemaly explains the ways women are socialized to suppress anger.
Lisa Fritsch: Am I Angry, Bitter, Or Just Passionate?
When Lisa Fritsch was running for governor of Texas, she had to walk a fine line to never appear angry. Today, she wants to destroy that trope — because it forces black women like her to be silent.
Ryan Martin: Why Do We Need Anger?
We often assume any expression of anger is negative and irrational. But psychologist Ryan Martin says anger is there to tell us something important-- and we should view it as a healthy force for good.
Jordan Raskopoulos: What Does Anxiety Feel Like For A Performer?
Comedian Jordan Raskopolous wanted to push past the stigma of mental health and talk about her anxiety disorder publicly. She says she, like everyone else, just needed the right audience.
Sangu Delle: How Does Toxic Masculinity Contribute To The Stigma Of Mental Illness?
As a child, Sangu Delle learned "real men" don't struggle with emotions. But when he later experienced anxiety and depression, he realized seeking help was actually a sign of strength—not weakness.
Olivia Remes: What Are Simple Strategies To Cope with Anxiety Disorder?
Researcher Olivia Remes says different levels of anxiety exist for everyone, but there are things we can do to help mitigate it. She explains simple anxiety coping strategies to practice daily.