Want to take all the sting out of people doing inconsiderate things? Here’s a mental trick that works explosively well.

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Want to feel less frustrated by other people? All you have to do is apply the Diarrhea Rule.

Here’s how it works:

If someone does something careless, rude, or hurtful — especially if they are a stranger — ask yourself: is it possible that they did this because…