‘Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.’ Aristotle
Nasrudin, the Sufi sage and holy fool, was once in his flower garden sprinkling bread crumbs over everything.
There are times when a more positive attitude to stress might help us ride its waves with a more joyful attitude.
‘Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.’ Robert Louis Stevenson
There are many ways of increasing our sense of efficacy, the feeling that we can make a positive difference in life, but one of the most important is actually just knowing when to ask for help.