When something goes wrong, you should imagine looking back on the moment in the future. It it will be funny later, let it be funny now.
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When things aren't going the way you want them to, it can be hard to keep your cool. Pick the Brain gives some tips on how to lighten up when you're verging on having a meltdown:
...imagine yourself telling this story to a good friend in a year's time. Are you laughing about it? If so then allow yourself to channel that hilarity into the present moment. Let it be funny now!
Even if you think it's the end of the world, it's probably something that will make a great story someday. Ditch your negative attitude and take a minute to reflect.
5 Tips to Become More Light-Hearted [Pick the Brain]