Potatoes, Eggs, Coffee Beans

A daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all of the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved, another one followed soon after. Without saying a word, her father took her…

Shark Bait

During a research experiment a marine biologist placed a shark into a large holding tank and then released several small bait fish into the tank. As you would expect, the shark quickly swam around the tank, attacked and ate the smaller fish. The marine biologist then inserted a strong piece of clear fibreglass into the…

Don’t Give Up

This poem reminds us to never give up and breathes new life into a tried and true sentiment. When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile but you have to sigh, When care…

The Weight of the Glass

A psychology lecturer walked around at the front of the auditorium while teaching stress management principles to the lecture hall filled with students.  As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the typical “glass half empty or glass half full” question.  Instead, with a smile on her face, the lecturer asked,…

Friendship…

Friendship is not about who you spend the most time with, it’s about who you have the best time with and who’s actually there for you.

It Shouldn’t Be Easy…

It was so risky and so scary, and yet at the same time, so beautiful. Maybe the truth was, it shouldn’t be easy to be amazing. Then everything would be. It’s the things you fight for and struggle with before earning that have the greatest worth. When something’s difficult to come by, you’ll do that…

It Couldn’t Be Done

Try to surround yourself with positive people, there are still many pessimistic people in the world. Below is what Edgar Guest says to do when you encounter them, and I agree. Somebody said that it couldn’t be done, But, he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one Who wouldn’t say…

New Day…

‎Today is a new day. It’s a day you have never seen before and will never see again. Stop telling yourself the ‘same crap, different day’ lie! How many days has that lie stolen from you? Seize the wonder and uniqueness of today! Recognise that throughout this beautiful day, you have an incredible amount of…

Today…

Today is a new day. Don’t let your history interfere with your destiny! Let today be the day you stop being a victim of your circumstances and start taking action towards the life you want. You have the power and the time to shape your life. Break free from the poisonous victim mentality and embrace…

Have Faith…

Good things are going to happen. Keep fighting for what you want, don’t worry, and have faith that it will all work out.

Truths About Appreciation

Everyone wants appreciation (and needs it!). We all thrive when we feel valued and appreciated, and we want to know our lives have meaning and have touched others. Little does more damage to self-esteem, productivity, and health than to spend days feeling undervalued or unappreciated. Your act doesn’t have to be big or elaborate. You…

Loving Someone Who Hurts You

Many of us have experienced relationships like this: someone we love acts toward us in ways that continually damage.It’s one thing to forgive and move on from a wound we received in the past, and another animal entirely when we get hurt again and again, in the same place, a scab not quite healed over…