irritated

irritated

adding page because of life happenings.. followed by Seth‘s time\li\ness:

on being irritated

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2016/10/on-being-irritated.html

In order to be irritated, we need to believe we’re not getting something we deserve. But of course, that expectation is the cause of the irritation. We can choose to lose the expectation, embracing the fact that we’re lucky enough to feel it, and then get back to work doing something generous instead.

It turns out that irritation is a privilege and irritation is a choice.

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makes me think too of Brant‘s unoffendablee..

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Our agitation isn’t permanent or unbudgeable. It is only the result of the sudden defeat of our expectationshttps://t.co/YSQnq7FgYW

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/TheSchoolOfLife/status/792010693922914304

So, in order to grow reliably calmer, we need to get a lot less optimistic about how life might go. Pessimism is the cure for anger.