Imbalance is a human trait. Correcting it can be as easy or difficult as I make it. Most of the people I work with go with the latter option and I will be honest, at times I find myself sitting on that side of the fence, too.
Too often, we go about our day in a state of automatic reactivity to the world around us, resulting in cyclic patterns of pain and suffering. Self-awareness is key to managing the extent to which the external world affects us. It starts whistling to us long before we experience the pain of emotional reactivity, if only we’d pay it closer attention.