Quotes For When Things Get Hard

Amy Pilkington 29 Jul 2020

Everyone everywhere is under a lot of pressure right now. It's been a rough year and considering the fact that we all spent the last few years hoping the next one would be better, we're all a little bit stressed.

When a person is under stress, patience is worn thin and it's far easier to skip right over rational responses and into emotional ones.

That's okay. We all get like that sometimes.

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Most of the time, people are understanding and if you apologize for any stressed outburst, will forgive you happily.

The problem right now, though, is that everyone is stressed the hell out.

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And when the entire world is wound so tightly, the smallest action can cause the tension to release.

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We can't fix the world right now. None of us have the kind of power or influence required to even make a dent.

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However, we can make a small difference in our own stress and the stress of those around us.

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All it takes is a little bit of empathy and kindness.

No one is expecting sainthood right now.

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If you are, then you are going to be sadly disappointed with the world.

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Just take a moment to pause and consider a difficult situation from the point of view of the other party before you unload your frustrations on them.

Do them that kindness, at least. If everyone did so, then maybe we'd all be just a little bit less stressed out in general.

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