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Don’t Take Things Personally, and Reduce Conflict
Episode 121st November 2022 • Mentally Stronger • Melli O'Brien
00:00:00 00:09:36

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When frustrating, aggravating or upsetting things happen in life, do you often find yourself taking it personally?

Sometimes we can feel targeted or angered when things don’t go our way or when a person we love doesn’t do what we expect of them. But cultivating self-compassion, curiosity and compassion for other people can help.

In this episode of Mentally Stronger, I explore how we can take a step back and become calmer and less reactive when these things happen.

More often than not, things we take personally are the result of a number of causes and conditions which nobody can control.

When a shop clerk comes across as rude, somebody cuts you up on the road or your partner forgets to take out the garbage, it’s hard to remember it’s not personal. But follow the steps in this episode and you can lead a more compassionate, calm and less reactive life.