Some people love to complain, it seems to be part of them. I know a few who definitely fit the bill. I also have been known to participate. Keeping my cool at times has been challenge that failed. I guess its just in our nature to lose it.

It’s good for the body to relieve that energy. I am at the moment living in South Korea and the natural form of expressing complaining is totally unwanted. Complaining is at times a breach in trust and can scar relationships. The problem here shows not everyone can release that energy.  Dare I say there is a lot of drinking in South Korea.

Do not complain but lead by example!

To take a complaint and make it practical with a solution can make you look more effective. Even if the situation gets addressed in a querying light can still look good. If you feel the need to complain, then take a moment to think about whatever is wrong and then see if you can apply some advice or help.

A phrase that can fit is ‘take one step forward and two steps back‘. You need to create a rest bite from the problem as it is emotion that takes over. If its in your character to blow your top then this is sound advice.

We also might need a bit of help and here are a few points to help

  1. Try Yoga – easy the tension in your body.
  2. Calm your mind – think of pleasant things.
  3. Don’t shed the blame – take control of the situation and move on.
  4. Take a second to think – hold your breath and control your emotion.
  5. Don’t let your confidence dip – don’t let the situation take over you.
  6. Turn it around – make the reason to complain become a reason for a challenge.
  7. Don’t give in – the situation will win and nothing will be good from it.
  8. Accept it – these things happen, get over it.
  9. Positive thinking – live your day with less negative ways.
  10. Be constructive – let people know there’s a problem without the added emotion.

In summary

I hope these tips can help you be more of a role model and a calm and collected role model at that. I will take these tips and live with them to calm my emotive side and I hope you can too.

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