In Quebec, we have BIG winters! We get ready for the snow and cold. We take out our coats, our scarves, our mittens and our boots. We also take out our shovels, we change the tires on our car and we buy the salt to melt the ice.
We know that we can’t change this reality and the general attitude of Quebeckers is simply to get ready to face it. Without drama, without resistance, without hyperventilating. We take ownership of it the best we can, while daydreaming of summer days and imagining ourselves living in the Bahamas!
This is what happens for most problematic situations. When we prepare ourselves and we get used to them, they don’t represent a problem anymore. They simply represent reality.