Reframing Irritation As A Need

When I find myself feeling irritated by or impatient with others, I remind myself that they are often expressing a need.

From time to time, I find myself feeling irritated by others. Or maybe I feel impatient like they just don’t get it. Like I might have some other pressing need, or I have a repair that needs to be made, but my family demands my time. Yes, I can be like that. It doesn’t mean that I ignore anyone. I try to be present, but sometimes, my body is there and my mind is processing…

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ScottCDunn

Husband, father, worker, philosopher, and observer. Plumbing the depths of consciousness to find the spring of happiness. Write on.