How To Use Annoyance As A Catalyst For Growth

“The unconscious in you is bothered by the unconscious in others.”

When I started getting coached (and learning how to coach), one of the first practices that my coach gave me, was to ask every time I was triggered / bothered / annoyed : “How could it be that it is me that I am seeing?”

It was not easy. It meant cutting through justifications, rationalizations, and also the truth in what I was bothered by.

Probably best to explain with a simple example.