The television is blaring…the phone is ringing…and someone has just arrived at the door. You are under stress—big-time. As a result, you may feel a loss of control. If it’s a particularly bad day, you might even feel as if there is no way out. You feel overwhelmed and ill-equipped to deal with the stress you’re under.
This morning my husband was busy making coffee in the kitchen and he went to the fridge to get the milk. Next thing I hear “Honey, where’s the milk? I swear we opened a new one yesterday. Surely we didn’t go through a whole liter in one day?”.
I quickly went to the kitchen to rescue the situation, opened the fridge and there the milk was, staring right back at me. I quickly grabbed it and gave it to him “Here you go”.