Coping with Disappointment

Disappointment can be a tough beast to battle. I personally tend to be a planner, a bit of a perfectionist. I like to have a clear idea of how events will transpire, and have known well the rigidity that can come with this sort of tunnel vision. With this can come feelings of frustration and disappointment when things inevitably veer off course; it is easy to get wrapped up in ideas of what should have been, and then to cope with this disappointment in ways that are, actually, not that helpful. Here are a few things to keep in mind when disappointment sneaks up on you.

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