I usually get frustrated with my machine (arghhh!) when I first start out on a new project, and then after I figure out what the machine needs for the particular fabric/task (tension, bobbin, me to slow down or stop being heavy handed - usually) then we get along fine. It's a process...
"Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities." - Mark Twain
“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” - John Burroughs