How many times a day do we feel uncomfortable, miserable, irritated or upset? Stopped in our tracks by irritating things that tarnish our happiness and take the edge off our joyful day.
Do you recognize any of these scenarios…………..
‘I had to wait 20 minutes to get into the bathroom’
‘All the corn flakes were gone when I went for my breakfast’
‘Somebody pushed past and took the last seat, I had to stand right through’
‘I texted them three times and they still haven’t answered’
‘They all went together but I wasn’t invited’
‘I felt so upset when he answered so sharply’
‘I didn’t even get a birthday card from them’
‘It wasn’t my choice of restaurant so I didn’t enjoy the meal’
These may be relatively trivial situations, but how often do we say ‘I’m really fed up, it’s been a miserable day,just one thing after another’ ?
All these little things rattle us in one way or another, we feel just a little pain from criticism, dejection or irritation, rather than sailing through our day with a light and happy mind. Sometimes situations really get us down and we feel the scene has been set for a disastrous day, our mind feeling heavy already at the prospect. So how can we avoid all this? Continue reading