Read that somewhere, and I've been pondering it. Talk about a way of reframing life.
My Gramma used to say something similar. "Don't take aspirin for other people's headaches," was one of her favorites. An online acquaintance posted, "I just realized my parents spent most of their time trying to make better kids. I spend my time trying to be a better parent."
It's a common wisdom, but it's hard to keep a hold of on days when you are running around Mach 5 with your hair on fire.