Much unhappiness in life derives from overreacting to small slights and inconveniences. When you are distressed by something, and you cannot determine whether it’s a big deal or not, ask yourself this question:
Does This Really Matter?
Very often you’ll find yourself determining that it’s a small thing and it really doesn’t matter that much to you at all. If so, let it go and spare yourself from getting upset over small shit.
What methods do you use to not become upset by small matters?