#shrinkthinks - Scan For The Good
Instead of looking for problems, scan for areas of acceptance and gratitude...
When you have a crabby habit of mind, you often try to correct imperfect situations and you get overly concerned with other people's faults. You then may do your fair share of "turning against" the "bids" of others. You scan the world for evidence to justify your reactions. (You left the milk out again!) - John Gottman
Some people have a chemical imbalance and may need an antidepressant to improve their mood and chronic irritability, while others need to change the way they respond to triggers and happenings in the environment.
If this describes you, try this shift: Instead of looking for problems, scan for areas of acceptance and gratitude.