My car broke down. “Crap, this is going to cost me valuable time and money…” went through my mind. Immediately I felt stress. But not for long; I recognized and acknowledged the stress and decided to do something about it.
There is nothing to do about the facts. The car is broken. It is going to cost me money and time. But what I can do is change my view of the situation.
I decided to accept the breakdown for what it is. My feelings towards it made a 180 degree turn. I spent the whole day working on the car myself, getting my hands dirty, and learning more about car-mechanics. But most of all I enjoyed it.
Yes, I turned a stressful situation into a pleasant situation, just by changing my attitude towards it.
You can do the same by following the four simple steps in my free guide.