Maybe that’s what we need to do when we find ourselves twisting in different directions—maybe we need to stop and calm down. After all, it’s just a breeze…or thunderstorm…or some other type of experience that tries to knock us off our feet. But we’ve been through worse before and handled it. And usually “this too shall pass” even if it seems like it is one mountain to climb after another.
So, in the process of calming down, try these:
*giving yourself some alone time—quiet time when you can get your
*Consider what the right thing to do in the situation is and do it.
*Remind yourself what is important in life.
*Make peace with yourself and there will be no one left to fight.
*Ask advice from an older person you respect. Learn from experience.
*Be willing to compromise the unimportant things in life.
*Pray for the strength to be up to the challenge.
*Be good to yourself.