Last Updated Nov 19, 2007 12:00 PM EST
So, how can you cool off your hot buttons? Take a mental "time out." Breathe. Slow down. Of course, you won't remember to do that unless you become more aware of the kinds of situations that make you instantly angry or upset. The author explains how to achieve this awareness.
My hot button is criticism of my work (hey, I'm a writer, it goes with the territory), but over time I've learned to not take it personally. Which is good, because it used to ruin my entire day. What's your hot button? Come on, I shared... Now hit the Comments and do likewise. Photo by furryscaly.