It is easy to become paralyzed when faced with big decisions. Do I leave my job to follow my passion? How will I support my family? Without absolutely knowing the answer to these questions, one will stay in a job where they are unhappy while dreaming about a different path with sadness.
As I wrote in No Decision Is a Decision, not making a choice is a decision by default. Instead of dreaming about making a change of career, take small steps towards that change. I made that leap in my 30s and it changed my life. Here I am a decade later and I have several thriving businesses that I love.
An emotionally mature person is able to control temper. This person has learned to identify triggers-actions or environments that produce enough stress to provoke a temper tantrum. Let’s call emotional outbursts what they are, temper tantrums. So in order to avoid temper tantrums where one lashes out in anger or hurt, one must first understand the three axioms of trigger points and begin to recognize triggers.