How to make a bad day badder

Doug Stewart
Jul 13, 2016 · 1 min read

This morning I woke up at 4:45am. Not on purpose. I didn’t need to be up till 7:00. But it was 4:45 and I was wide awake.

The only thing I could think was,

“I can’t believe I am up this early for no reason. Why can’t I go back to sleep? I guarantee this day is going to be awful. I am going to be exhausted before lunch.”

I knew that I would probably be grumpy, irritable, crabby and a massive jerk to anyone who dared cross me.

Then, I started to feel guilty at the mere thought of making those around me unjustly suffer just because I was a little sleepy.

This experience reminded me that taking out my frustration on others never makes my day better. It only makes me feel worse.

So, if you want to make your bad day badder, be a massive jerk and take all your frustrations out on those around you. If you want your day to improve, be nice, try to improve someone else day.

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