We all have those moments in life: a demanding boss, difficult people, situations that spin out of control. Learning how to effectively deal with trying circumstances goes a long way towards a happy, successful life.

If I am easygoing by nature, the secret to handling these situations is straightforward: follow my temperament. But what if that isn’t my natural bent? What if I allow things to get to me? Or what if, over and over again, I just seem to lose it?

This Shmuz offers a perspective on life that allow us to more easily deal with the trying moments that come our way.