Turn the tide

We are more likely to remember the negative things than the positive. We also tend to focus on our shortcomings, our lack or our bad habits ! And of course a lot of people, especially the critics are immediately there to remind us of our former mistakes or our past failures ! One mistake, one…

Sky & sand

A friend of ours used to have a snack bar in our neighbourhood. One evening my son ran to the counter and ordered french fries and a burger, he mentioned to our friend that he didn’t like the sesame seeds on the bun ! Our friend immediately took a burger bun and started scraping off…

Cut it out bullies…

I don’t have to tell anyone the difference between a bully and a victim or an agressor and a defender. But what do bullies and their victims have in common? They are both “unbalanced” and swing between anger and fear ! Some kids grow up in harsh environments, without any signs of affection or words…

No strings attached

When someone has a request or asks you a question, you can feel whether they are trying to control you, pulling you in a certain direction or whether they are leaving you free to decide what to do. Someone can make you an offer and say : “No strings attached”. If there are no strings attached to an offer or an arrangement,…

Who lives in your head ?

I recently saw an episode of the Big Bang Theory where Sheldon and his friends were about to play a bowling tournament. Suddenly Sheldon found himself standing face to face with his enemy Wil Wheaton, a guy he really dislikes because he has beaten him at a card game several years ago. While Wil doesn’t…