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Discussion on: Advice needed: How not to get frustrated when time runs out

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ArmsOfSorrow

It kind of depends on the situation, and then again, maybe it does not.

For me it often helps to ask myself questions, e.g.:

  • Why did I expect to get this done in x amount of time? What actually happened?
  • What do I feel right now? Frustration? Anger? Fear? Disappointment?
  • What do I need right now?
  • Can somebody else help me with task x?

Coming up with the right question to break you out of your frustration can be hard. That's ok, it might not work every time.
But then, when you get to the core of what's actually the issue, you can take care of it in a much better way.

Also, I asking for help is a good thing that I rarely do, but you just did that by writing your post. Thanks for reminding me!

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Bernhard Wittmann Author

Love your answer. Thanks