Both physically and socially awkward, Kramer specialized in dramatic entrances. Charging into the room at high speed and skidding full-tilt to a dead stop, Kramer often declared, “Jerry, it’s a hair straight back day!”
And then, in his frantic way, Kramer would blurt out his dilemma of the day.
Maybe you are ‘blessed’ with a Kramer or two in your world – at work, at home or in your circle of friends.
That’s someone who is always in a hurry, often in a panic, and constantly tied up in knots over frequently inconsequential things.
Like Jerry, who stayed calm in the face of Kramer’s commotion, we too can stay cool, and maybe even help talk our frantic friends down from the ledge.
Consider your ability to stay calm a public service to others and a gift to yourself.
Action: When the ‘Kramers’ of your world invade and spew in every direction, don’t let yourself be blown over or swept away by the commotion. (more…)