Here’s a positive way to apply that psychological judo to our greatest frustrations and turn them into gratitude. In large part, much of what frustrates us is simply symptoms of progress and abundance.
Gratitude Judo tip #2
This is so ironic. Someone is trying to teach me about gratitude . . .
At this very moment, (even as I type about gratitude) the touch pad on my Macbook will not work! What a piece of junk, right?
Lucky me: I have a thing that lets me type all my thoughts while I am in the car with no power outlet – even though it is having a moment. I did not have to invent it – just give someone in a Tee Shirt and a skull cap a little piece of plastic and then they gave the amazing thing and my plastic back. I have a mouse in my bag that helped me recover. The ultimate purpose of my life was interrupted only very briefly.
Gratitude Tip: Technology glitches are a strong indicator that you’re using helpful technology