Joy Ignites Success

Are you guilty of overreacting?

By  - Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Okay, I’ll admit it first. Sometimes I overreact. Not always and not to all things. But when it comes to physical pain, sometimes I might be accused of being overly dramatic.
But last week, I did something different.
I was stung by a nasty wasp in our shed. It’s true, I invaded its home, and he or she may have been appropriately annoyed. But I didn’t know what I was walking into! I just wanted to get the lawn chairs for the party last weekend.
At first, I didn’t realize I’d been stung. I felt it hit my arm, nothing more. But then my arm started to burn just a bit, and I knew I was doomed.  Yes, doomed. The last wasp sting hurt like heck for hours and I was anticipating the pain. Then I caught myself! And remembered everything I teach. That getting jacked up wasn’t going to help the situation and it could actually make it worse.  I remembered that I didn’t have to get hysterical, start crying and pretend the world was coming to an end.
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