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‘Overcoming Anger’ programme now available for staff

As part of the University’s online Mind, Body and Soul training programme and after a successful pilot session, we’re pleased to offer another ‘Overcoming Anger’ course.

The feedback received from the pilot was excellent and the session was enjoyed by staff in both Academic and Professional Service roles.

Overcoming Anger is facilitated by external speaker, Samantha Fraser, who was introduced to the Organisational Development team by colleagues from the Centre for Faith and Spirituality.

There are still places available for this bitesize online programme which starts on Monday 10 May and will take place via Microsoft Teams. Each session is one hour and 15 minutes long and will run for three consecutive weeks.     

About the programme

Anger is an expression of inner pain; an indication that all is not well in our world. It is one of the most powerful and destructive emotions. Whether it seeps out in the form of irritation and resentment or explodes in full rage, it causes damage to ourselves and to others.

Anger also has many subtle faces which influence our behaviour and our relationships. How can we change the anger within and use our energy in more positive ways?

In this workshop, learn how to:

  • Understand the anger process
  • Realise the power of your thoughts in dealing with anger
  • Let go of inner pain
  • Develop a range of practical tools to live a more peaceful life

Those who are interested can book their place via

Please contact Nadine Skinner or Paige Norris in Organisational Development with any further queries, or if you’d like to know a little more about the programme.

Presenter Information:

Samantha has been a primary school teacher for nearly 30 years. Born in London and educated in the UK, she has spent 20 years working in different countries in Africa, including Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Mozambique, Kenya and South Africa. In addition to her teaching, she also travelled throughout Africa running training courses for an international personal development programme, Living Values Education, a global initiative launched in New York in 1995.
Samantha also has an interest in bringing spirituality to the Black Lives Matter debate and organising events for the community meditation and personal development centre, Brixton Inner Space.