We human beings are what we have been for millions of years – colossally greedy, envious, aggressive, jealous, anxious and despairing, with occasional flashes of joy and affection.
– Jiddu Krishnamurti
Spend a week writing down everything that bothers you. Outrages in the news, personal slights, daily irritations. Read it a month later. How many entries feel important now? Probably not many. Excess reactivity steals happiness and energy.