A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "half empty or half full" question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: "How heavy is this glass of water?" Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.She replied, "The absolute weight doesn't matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, it's not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I'll have an ache in my arm. If I hold... Read more »
At a restaurant, a cockroach suddenly flew from somewhere and sat on a lady. She started screaming out of fear. With a panic stricken face and trembling voice, she started jumping, with both her hands desperately trying to get rid of the cockroach. Her reaction was contagious, as everyone in her group also got panicky. The lady finally managed to push the cockroach away but... it landed on another lady in the group. Now, it was the turn of the other lady in the group to continue the drama. The waiter rushed forward to their rescue. In the relay of... Read more »
A woman has great strengths. She can deal with stress and carry heavy burdens. She smiles when she feels like screaming. She sings when she feels like crying. She cries when she’s happy, and laughs when she’s afraid. Her love is unconditional. There’s only one thing wrong with her.. She forgets what she’s worth!
A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Offering his guests coffee, the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups - porcelain, plastic, glass, crystal, some plain looking, some expensive, some exquisite - telling them to help themselves to the coffee. When all the students had a cup of coffee in hand, the professor said: "If you noticed, all the nice looking expensive cups have been taken up, leaving... Read more »
10 COMMANDMENTS FOR REDUCING STRESS IN YOUR LIFE 1. Thou Shalt Not Be Perfect, Or Even Try To Be 2. Thou Shalt Not Try To Be All Things To All People. 3. Thou Shalt Sometimes Leave Things Undone That Ought To Be Done. 4. Thou Shalt Not Spread Thyself Too Thinly. 5. Thou Shalt Learn To Say No. 6. Thou Shalt Schedule Time For Thyself And Thy Supportive Network. 7. Thou Shalt Switch Off And Do Nothing Regularly. 8. Thou Shalt Be Boring, Untidy, Inelegant, and Unattractive At Times. 9. Thou Shalt Not Even Feel Guilty. 10. Especially, Thou Shalt... Read more »
It's hard not to feel overwhelmed in the vitamin aisle, with dozens of products claiming to boost energy, ease stress, and even extend your life. But don't assume that just any supplement can give you the confidence to start your day with a positive attitude. Let us not forget to take our tablets of joy, a boost of confidence, a drop of peace and a dose of love. Oh! and a little drop of sanity and serenity wouldn't hurt to carry us through our day as well.
I can't wait to sit with these unbelievable broads and relive a time where sleep did not exist, where stress and coffee were mama's little helpers, and where we all dove into the deep end together to make something weird and very, very cool.