I know … I know … the important is how you respond to things like having your most-cynical belief — that optimism is for fools — proven right.
Maybe someday, I’ll figure out how to do that. Instead, I just let it run out of steam on its own, to the point where it can’t survive on its own energy.
Sometimes, it only takes a day for the gloom or anger to lift. Other times, months.
Or I could make potpourri, I guess. That was apparently yesterday’s self-care tip. Unusually for a Friday, I was in the office, so I missed it.