When Anger becomes Toxic

June 18, 2020
Hosted by Gord Riddell, RP with Co-Host Alexia Georgousis, ND

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In the movie Network (1976) – actor Peter Finch's character bellows- ‘I’m mad as Hell and I am not going to take it anymore”. Anger is a very powerful experience - it affects every system in our body, to say nothing of the impact it has on our psyches. Anger is not considered a primary emotion. Ideally anger is a response to a threat, real or imagined. Problem is people have learned to live in an angry state.They are always ready to take on the world, any fight will do. Anger makes us feel powerful. It is a great mask that covers our weakest feelings all the while convincing others and our self how strong we are. The first thing it covers is our fear. In order to not feel or show fear, we display anger. Anger is very much about control. People who have felt small,or insignificant, will do big anger. When someone calls us names, shames or humiliates, it is now toxic. Learn not to accept toxic anger in your life. Toxic people rarely become non-toxic. time to move on!

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Gord Riddell, RP with Co-Host Alexia Georgousis, ND

Gord Riddell, RP with Co-Host Alexia Georgousis, ND

July 1988, Gord Riddell, with another member, signed Transformational Arts College into existence. Greatly influenced by his grandmother’s mediumship and her role as a Pastor, Gord followed somewhat in her footsteps with a few detours enroute. Attending York and the University of Toronto, he found his niche at the Spiritual Sciences Institute. Some 32 years later, he is President of Transformational Arts College, a Registered Psychotherapist, Instructor and Clinical Supervisor. He is a Spiritual Director with a specialty in End of Life Care. He is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, and Spiritual Directors International. An international teacher he brings humour, storytelling, inclusiveness, and a directness that his audiences embrace.

Dr. Alexia Georgousis is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and Conscious Awareness Facilitator. In addition to her private practice, Alexia is on Faculty at Transformational Arts College in Toronto. A graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, she went on to become the Associate Dean of Clinical Studies at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in British Columbia. Alexia's life and work are influenced by her belief in the integration of mind, body and spirit through consciousness and Earth Medicine. Her innate kindness and welcoming smile invariably invite you to share in her humour, curiosity and belief that we are all meant to thrive.

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