31. Food and mood
You rarely realise how stressed you are till the day you chew the head off a shop assistant for taking too long at the till. However, when you do lose your cool like this, it’s time to admit you’ve got a problem. Clever food choices can help.
Up until the point you really lost it, you probably thought it was the shop assistant with the problem. After all, they’re the one who can’t count the change without moving their lips, right?
Be careful how you voice this problem. Well-meaning friends and family members will suddenly get ultraconcerned. They tell you to relax, take it easy, breathe deeply, go out for long walks. You smile through gritted teeth. Don’t these people know how busy you are? You have no time for all this namby-pamby ...