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What makes you lose your cool? Is it really worth it?

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Visitor Comments: 23

(23) juan, January 1, 2014 11:03 PM

Yes exactly. thank u lori. i get angry and upset when people lose their temper and are smart alecs towards me. i mean theres no need to have attitude towards me and others. what i may to realize is that im self centered and self absorbed. ive just been inconvenienced by peoples attitude and now theyve ruined my day. its not about me. theres so much injustice out there that merits my attention

(22) Anonymous, October 5, 2009 5:02 AM

This Helped Me!

Lori, I am secular but stumbled onto this web site during the High Holidays. This concept in this video has really helped me! I tend to get angry very quickly, but now I step back, realize my anger is coming from self-centeredness, gain perspective, and move on. This has been working for me for a full week and I think it will keep working. Thank you for making a difference in my life!

(21) Iris Moskovitz, July 7, 2009 2:43 AM

Very good subject to think about

Lori, you are so right.Life is simply too short to hold grudges over little things. I have several pet peeves, but am trying not to allow them to make me miserable over them. There are some things that make me get upset , but I am learning to see how foolish it is. The person that is annoying me with a certain annoying attitude or behavior is totally unaware of it,and will not change. I, on the other hand, continue to feel a sence of dislike towards the person, and am only harming myself-both emotionally and doing an avera of "disliking "a fellow Jew. As you said, it is my problem, and I need to work on the behavior of letting people live the life they choose to live, and I live my life that suits me well. Differant strokes for differant folks I guess.

(20) Rachel, May 9, 2009 3:40 PM

My eyes are open

Lori, I'm sitting here Motze Shabbat and I have been angry ever since yestorday afternoon. I got into a fight and I am not rethinking what happend and how I can repare the relationship. Thank you for taking the time to make such an important video. My eyes are now open! Rachel

(19) Bob Zinner, May 8, 2009 12:44 PM

Lori captures it all in almost live.

Thanks Lori.I am so proud of Aish and the work you do for the Jewish people.The almost live comes alive when you come on the screen. Good Shabbes.

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