Don’t let the frustration and attitudes of others ruin your day. Remember others are going through a great deal of stress too. You’re not the cause, of their angst so don’t take it personally. Take a deep breath, calm yourself and set a shield of protection that will keep the negative energies away from you. Then remember where you were 6 months ago and show some compassion. Maybe they simply need someone to talk to. Remember those days? Listening can go along way to helping someone else.
You don’t have to spend the day dodging spears and anger. You have a choice to walk away. Go to another room, close the office door, or simply find a quiet place to work.
You can also remember how you felt when you were overloaded with stress and show some compassion too. Remember when you simply wanted someone; anyone; to notice you exist? Maybe that’s exactly what someone else is wishing for now.
Don’t take the bait and step into the ring. This argument isn’t about you, so don’t allow it to take over your day and create strife in your world. You’ve been through the battles and there’s no need to create something new. Relax and take a deep breath. See this for what it really is. Someone else is going through a great deal of anxiety and they’re looking for anyone or anything to release it. Be a friend, not an adversary and help them out. After all, you’ve been there and know exactly how they feel. Continue reading