36. Stress incoming, at 9 o’clock
It comes at you out of the blue. If you’re lucky the problem just lands at your feet. If you’re unlucky it hits you full on in the face. Here’s how to keep yourself out of the line of fire.
Just deal with it, will you. That’s someone managing their stress, by pushing it onto someone else. Not the best way, but you can’t argue that it’s not effective, for them anyway.
You turn the ignition key and nothing; the battery is dead. The bank increases the interest rate on your mortgage and, bang, there goes that week in the sun. The satellite dish is installed but the roof has been damaged in the process. These things are sent to test us, and test us they do. They push our patience to the limit. They give us stress ...