Before You Say Something Out Of Anger
At some point in your day, week or month, someone is going to anger you.
What is your natural response?
It's probably a rush of passion, an urgency to respond, to right the wrong.
But this is almost always the worst thing you can do.
The Stoics of Ancient Greece had a rule: "Whenever you feel yourself getting angry, don't say or do anything until you've repeated the 24 letters of the alphabet to yourself."
It's a simple rule: Before you act out of anger...
Pause. Sit. Count. Go Outside. Whistle. Sleep. Read. Voicenote a firiend.
What you do doesn't matter.
What matters is what you don't do (saying the first thing that pops in your head).
We must pause first.
To a less dramatic life,
PS: Having less drama doesn't have to be complicated.
PPS: Are you still saying those affirmations we practiced?
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