The Reason Behind Your Calmness: Exploring Anger with Yiyan Liang | TEDxYouth@JingqiRoad – Video

The Reason Behind Your Calmness: Exploring Anger with Yiyan Liang | TEDxYouth@JingqiRoad – Video

In her TEDx talk, Yiyan Liang explores the concept of anger and why some individuals may not feel as angry as others in similar situations. Liang begins by discussing the common triggers of anger, such as frustration, injustice, and feeling unheard. She then goes on to explain that how individuals perceive and interpret these triggers can greatly impact their emotional response.

Liang suggests that one reason why some people may not feel as angry is because they have learned to navigate their emotions and cultivate a sense of inner peace. She discusses the importance of self-awareness and mindfulness in managing anger, emphasizing the power of introspection and reflection. Liang also touches on the role of empathy and compassion in diffusing anger and fostering understanding.

Overall, Liang’s talk challenges viewers to reconsider their relationship with anger and explore ways to cultivate a more peaceful and compassionate mindset. The talk serves as a reminder that while anger is a natural emotion, it is ultimately up to individuals to decide how they respond and engage with it.

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Author Video Description

Liang Yiyan: A feminist, research-based artist, curator, and writer. In her talk, Yiyan will share her confusion about female identity, how she came into contact with feminism, the influence of Italian feminist activists on her, her academic experiences, as well as her research on the Hunan women’s script and her own project ‘You, Why Aren’t You Angry?’ Liang Yiyan is a feminist, research artist, curator, and writer. She holds a master’s degree in visual arts and curatorial studies from NABA New Academy of Fine Arts (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti) in Milan, Italy This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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Video “Why you are not angry? | Yiyan Liang | TEDxYouth@JingqiRoad” was uploaded on 05/08/2024 to Youtube Channel TEDx Talks