124 A11 Negative Emotion – Affronted

Affronted

Definition

Feeling insulted intentionally, especially openly.

Practical Tips

  1. The negative energy that consumes you when feeling affronted can unbalance your mind-set.
  2. Put aside the feelings and focus on  dealing with the situation in a balanced manner.
  3. Your response to the situation will set the scene for on-going negotiations / situations.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able to dissolve the offence I may be tempted to take from a negative situation, allowing me to move forward in a balanced way.

Rules

(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel….Affronted, is when I need to realise the learning from the situation.

Example Challenges

DC064 Text speak or dreadful grammar on Facebook.

Quotes

“I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.”
– George Bernard Shaw

“Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw.”
– Oliver Goldsmith

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