The expectation that you’ll never get pulled into the trance of reactivity is a high standard that isn’t realistic. You might have better luck with a human standard.
You fired off a response. Now you regret it. We’ve all been there. How do you avoid it next time?
So much of our frustration and suffering in life comes because we either resist other peoples’ timing or we resist our own natural timing.
If you want people to hear your voice, you need to listen to yourself first.
Stand-up comedy requires a willingness to test your material in public. In a culture that values expertise, the willingness to be wrong takes courage.