When something is misunderstood or perceived incorrectly, we go into reaction mode and shout, “HOW DARE THEY!”  And, if we remain in this state,  we will transfer the, HOW DARE THEY, TO HOW DARE YOU, get stuck in thought and become more and more annoyed and irritated with every person, place and thing including ourselves.

This is one of the reasons many hear themselves repeating, “I’m just having a bad day!”  And, if this is us, (you and me), take heart.   Psychologist Carl Jung writes everything that irritate us can lead to a better understanding of ourselves.

So the next time we are about to declare HOW DARE…….remember your 3 Ps – PAUSE and PROCESS then PROCEED with understanding and compassion.

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