01
Jul

the edge of going directly to crazy


 

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I was watching the Shah’s of Sunset reality show on television a week or two ago.

One of the couples on the show Asifa Mirza and Bobby Panahi were discussing an argument they previsouly had.

Bobby said instead of Asifa calmly discussing an issue, she went “directly to crazy.”

Of course there are two sides to every argument.

With a reality show, and in real life, we rarely know all of the details.

What is your edge of going direclty to crazy?

How do you react when you disagree with someone?

How do you react when someone does something that really hurts you?

Do you find yourself re-living some event over and over?

Can you calmly listen to their point view?

Even if you disagree?

How likely are you to forgive someone?

Is there some middle ground you can reach?

Can you find a way to compromise before going “direclty to crazy?”

I know that you can.

Out There on the Edge of Everything®…

Stephen Lesavich, PhD

Co-author of the award-winning and best-selling book:  The Plastic Effect:  How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards.

Regular columnist: Positive Impact Magazine