"… We cannot stop others from being rude — but we can change how we react. …
Here’s a short guide to reacting peacefully:
1. When you notice yourself getting offended, frustrated, angry, irritated, disappointed … pause.
2. Don’t act.
3. Examine the idea you have about how they should act.
4. Toss your expectation into the ocean.
6. Act with compassion. …"
The Other Person is Never the Problem : zenhabits