Something breaks, and you know it’s going to be an expensive fix, and you just paid all of your bills, and you know you don’t have the cash on hand to fix it now . . . What d’ya do?
FIGHT? – BLOW UP and Blame it on someone else and make a scene.
FLIGHT? – Practice denial and ignore it in hopes it will magically fix itself.
CONSPIRE? – Find other people with similar issues and form a coalition to punish someone/anyone
POUT! – Even worse . . . Choose deep depression because this happened to you, and it isn’t fair
ACCEPT! . . .
Most people react to this misfortune in the order above.
Oh! Imagine how lucrative it could be to capture the energy expended in that herculean effort.
Try this instead:
Pause your game!
Count your blessings. No-one has died.
Know that this will pass and will add to your repertoire of good stories of things that have happened to you . . . You Grandkids will love this one!
Quit taking life so seriously and chill!