I alter the vocabulary I use when facing an irritation . I train myself to use a positive vocabulary in all situations to maintain an internal state of gratitude.
Instead of : oh, s***, another problem, I attract trouble…, it always happens to me, it is always the same story…, I never have any luck…, that’s all it needed…, I will never make it…
Say : « It is astonishing to see this customer taking so long to pay ! », « it’s fascinating how annoying this person can be to me, what does that show about me ? », « Look, it’s interesting, my car won’t start ! »
Facing any difficult situation : interesting ! What can I learn in this situation ?