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 bad choice and you are nailed to the cross or … Lees verder Turn the tide
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 the seeds… I started laughing. ”What are you doing silly, … Lees verder Sky & sand
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 of support and appreciation. Some have to confront a bully … Lees verder Cut it out bullies…
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, there is nothing that is unpleasant that you have to accept. You don’t … Lees verder No strings attached
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 care what Sheldon thinks of him, Sheldon still struggles with … Lees verder Who lives in your head ?