How many times have you had an unpleasant encounter with someone and thought, “What’s the heck is their problem?” Or, “What got into them today?” Maybe you even know someone who, from the day you met them, they’ve been unpleasant.
But have you ever stopped to wonder if what might be going on in their lives to make them act this way?
Sure, some people are just unhappy (translation: unpleasant), regardless of their present circumstances, but sometimes there are things going on in the background of someone’s life that would, if you knew, change the way you responded to them.
Since I watched the following video I’ve found myself cutting people slack when they’re rude or unresponsive or generally unpleasant. My hope is that you will, too:
What did you think of this video? Did it make you stop and think? Do you think it will make you feel more compassionate toward the next person who is rude to you?
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