I nearly went on a rant the other day, but dialed back, sat back and thought about the message gnawing at me.
It was a good message. But how would it be received if I was ranting? Not well, I’m sure. Or at least not as well as a different approach might. (And seriously? I’m just not a ranter!)
So I thought about it some more, and tried to figure out how to turn a negative into a positive–an exercise I learned a while back, and it’s been making a difference in my life.
Here’s how it works. Identify the negative, LOL, that’s easy because it’s what’s making me mad. I wanted to scream at people on Facebook, “Stop judging other people! Just. Stop. It!!!!!”
Hmmm. I bet that would have stirred up all kinds of action, and probably little of it would have been positive, which would have made me all…
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