Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva: Verse 2o, Part 4, The Anger Protocol

  • Start “Left Nostril Breathing” (Put your right index finger over your right nostril and breath in slowly and deeply through your left nostril), breath out through your lips as if they were a straw.)
  • Do Left Nostril Breathing for two to four minutes,
  • While you’re doing this put your left hand on your heart and think “Self-compassion” over and over, along with your slow, deep, breathing,

When you can write, begin to answer these questions:

  • Where were you?
  • Who if anyone was with you?
  • What were you thinking about?
  • What were you doing?
  • What happened?
  • If the situation were a cartoon, what would the caption say?

Write about anything else you were or are feeling:

To Be Continued….The next thing comes later



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Lynn E. O’Connor, PhD

Lynn E. O’Connor, PhD

Psychologist, Clinical & Research Consultation, Counseling & Coaching,