When those around us have bad moods, we can easily get drawn into the bad atmosphere, and become reactive. However, being reactive back usually makes the situation worse.
When we are not in a comfortable relationship with ourselves or others, there is resentment. Forgiveness is the re-establishing of that right relationship.
Kissing footballs, kicking cats
Kick the football, kiss the cat. Or, to put it another way, progress your projects, and keep your relationships sweet.
How not to be bossy
Others may not tell us we’re bossy. But if we discover we are seen that way, there are a few things we can to to reduce our bossy behaviour.
Relationships: priorities and interests
We will always have slightly different priorities from our friends. But we can always show an interest.
Wanting other people to change
When those around us don’t ‘behave’, complaint and manipulation are very tempting, but tend to backfire. We can only really try to set a worthwhile example.
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