The other day I noticed I haven't been my usual, happy self recently. To be honest, especially around strangers I've been rude and crotchety. Of course, this isn't how I want to be, as I've always made it a priority to smile and be pleasant as doing so can have incredible (and wonderful) effects on others, and even if not, you know you've done your best to improve their day.
The problem is, even though I've become aware of it, I still feel a churning anger and frustration inside me. As it's so big, it has become hard not to just react in that way whenever someone irritates me (and to be honest, at the minute, most people irritate me). I'm hoping it's just hormones and it will go away soon, as this is not the person i want to be.
Until then I'm going to try and tame my temper and smile at everyone no matter what. Do you have any tricks to keep yourself pleasant when you really don't want to be?
I have found that the older I get the more times I'm sharp with my husband when I really don't mean to be. The frustration of everyday problems gets to me more than it did when I was younger.
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