Oct. 25, 2022

The root cause of "borderline rage" (How unhealthy anger can literally kill us and how to stop the damage)

Extreme and overpowering anger is something many who identify with symptoms of borderline personality disorder struggle most deeply with. It’s so intense that it’s often called “borderline rage.”


However, most online resources and many therapeutic interventions fail to get to the root cause of anger. Therefore, most of those struggling with these feelings continue to lash out and destroy their lives and relationships.


By the end of this episode, you’ll more deeply understand yourself and have spiritual and practical strategies that will help you get more deeply in touch with your feelings of anger and rage and learn how to metabolize them and begin to see them as your teachers.


​​💡 Questions answered and topics explored in this episode:


■ What is the difference between anger and rage?

■ Is our culture to blame for “unhealthy” anger?

■ How to recognize the difference between healthy (adaptive) anger vs. unhealthy (maladaptive) anger

■ What do unhealthy expressions of anger look like?

■ Healthy ways to release anger and rage (learning to metabolize your emotions)

■ How to understand anger as a secondary emotion (how our brain uses anger to hide pain and fear)

■ Practical anger management strategies to use to calm down

■ The spiritual meaning of anger (how working with your anger can help your spiritual growth)


Disclaimer: information contained in this podcast episode is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for treatment or consultation with a licensed mental health professional. 


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