I failed almost every time I got tested this week. I got annoyed when someone spoke to me rudely, almost burst into tears when I thought I’d lose something important, spoke without thinking, got defensive.
When it came down to it, my emotions always got the better of me.
Of course there were moments when I was aware enough to remind myself to practise, but they were often the exceptions rather than the rule.
That’s why I must continue to practise.