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reality check ahead

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We can all get into those negative moods where it just feels like the world is out to get us. I got in one the other day. I was rushing to leave my apartment because I was running late for an appointment because our hot water took too long to heat up for my shower and I’d been distracted by texts from my sister, complaining about her relationship, and, when I finally made it out the door, I found some piece of work blocking my driveway with his car and he wasn’t even in his car. So, already late, I had to run around the building, trying to determine whose car it was. When I finally found the perpetrator, I was ready to give him a piece of my mind. I was really at my threshold for patience and then…I felt like the idiot. The car belonged to someone who volunteers for Meals on Wheels and was delivering a hot meal to a 90-year-old woman who lives all by herself in my building. Woah. That was a perspective check. If you need one, here are some reality checks that will change your perspective today.


You can’t afford a certain luxury

So you’re upset because your whole crew is going to a concert, but tickets are $200 a piece and you just can’t swing it this month. You start getting frustrated, thinking your job doesn’t pay you enough and life is unfair. You really take pity on yourself because you can’t afford this luxury.

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