It's really difficult when wine is involved, for starters.
We choose how we perceive our circumstances and if we practice viewing the bigger picture, there's a good chance we'll see something we like. When we do, that pesky whinger remains on a leash.
I have tried by offering potential solutions, strategies and ways to make them feel better, because when we feel good, good comes our way.
Part of our job as mothers should be to support and bolster other mothers. We have the most difficult and unrelenting of workplaces. Let's all take a pledge to ease off in the comments section, okay?
Too much complaining can also cost you your job -- one of the most stressful life events, and one that will leave you surrounded by even fewer people. "If you are unburdening yourself a lot to your co-workers, it can be off-putting," says Dr. Saltz. "It can make you seem less capable than you are."