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How heavy is it?

Saturday, July 27, 2013

This was a great lesson I read on Facebook...



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 it for a day, my arm will feel numb and paralyzed. In each case, the weight of the glass doesn't change, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes."

She continued, "The stresses and worries in life are like that glass of water. Think about them for a while and nothing happens. Think about them a bit longer and they begin to hurt. And if you think about them all day long, you will feel paralyzed incapable of doing anything."

Remember to put the glass down.
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1HOTMAMA2BE 7/29/2013 9:37AM

    Been there. Done that. Never again. emoticon

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LUCKYDOGFARM 7/28/2013 12:42AM

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JOYINKY 7/27/2013 6:32PM

    How true!

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RUNNERRACHEL 7/27/2013 6:31PM

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GK1963 7/27/2013 4:04PM

    good advice

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