5 Ways to Break the ANGRY Habit

What do you get when you sqweeze and orange? ORANGE JUICE!

What do you get when you sqweeze a tired, overwhelmed, underappreciated woman? ANGER!!

A simple analogy that drives home a real truth…when circumstances in your life continue to apply pressure from every direction, what comes out of you is what was in you to begin with.

In a previous post, Losing My Mind One Kid at a Time, I share a scenario that is really not all that uncommon…an exhuasted mom just trying to survive for the first few hours of her day. The pressures of trying to manage your children/home during that 1 single hour before school can be incredibly stressful! But you don’t have to be a mom for this to apply!

Women in ALL walks of life experience pressure and stress that SQWEEZES them until what is inside comes out…ANGER

Many women, myself included, get so used to reacting in anger when sqweezed, that it becomes a habit, a very BAD HABIT. How do you break bad habits? By replacing it with new GOOD HABITS. Here is how I started to break the bad habit…

When life starts to sqweeze me, I still may get angry. Sometimes I have a valid reason. Sometimes, if I am being really honest, I am just being selfish. Either way, it doesn’t really matter. The more often I practice these 5 Ways to Break the ANGRY Habit, the more I am able to control my anger and stop the yelling before it starts.

One thought on “5 Ways to Break the ANGRY Habit”

  1. Oh how true your words are. My children are grown, but other things make me angry. Your suggested rules to follow make sense. I’ll give them a try.

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