You might have noticed that when you’re feeling angry, judgemental, hurt, resentful or annoyed, quite often another person is involved. You blame your feeling on something that person has said or done you don’t like, or on something they haven’t said or done you wish they would.

In this episode, I share two techniques you can use when other people upset you, especially when your upset is sticking around.

One of the techniques I recommend is physical and is based on the work of Michael Singer, especially as described in his book, Living Untethered. The other technique involves a mental reframing of the issues.

Both techniques have been lifesavers for me. Try them out and enjoy the increased sense of wellbeing and centeredness I predict you’ll experience even when other people don’t behave the way you want.


If you’re not leading the life you want, you can build the mindset, emotional and intuitive skills to change that. I use my experience as a lawyer, business leader, artist and coach to help my clients discover who they are and live the life they desire.

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I’m a former international tax lawyer and senior partner of Ernst & Young in Toronto, where I serviced banks and other large multinationals and led a large group of professionals.

My life expanded when I left the law in 2014 to learn how to paint, something I’d always dreamt of doing, but had no reason to believe was possible for me. After a couple years of painting and selling my work, I became passionate about helping other people who yearn to feel more personally fulfilled, invigorated and soul connected in their lives every day, and I became certified as a life coach.

I now spend my time painting, coaching, and creating live events at GRACE Studio (more formally, the “George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion”) in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. And, of course, producing this podcast for you.