The Real Dangers of Stress and What You Can Do About It

Truth: stress can kill you, or at least too much of it can. If unchecked and unmanaged, the exposure to stress can wreak havoc in all aspects of your life. Notwithstanding the fact that being overloaded isn’t a good feeling in general, but uncontrolled stress can also have ripple effects in your personal and professional … Continue reading The Real Dangers of Stress and What You Can Do About It

A tale of self-discovery

Benny Banana Tree didn’t think he was all that worthy of being in the jungle... ...Until something happened that changed his mind completely. Benny Banana Tree was a majestic tree. But it seemed to him that the other plants in the jungle were all better. The other flowers had enormous, gorgeous, and fragrant blooms. His … Continue reading A tale of self-discovery

Learning to Control Your Emotions

Some of us have great control over our emotional responses, and some of us struggle. Doing or saying the wrong thing in the midst of an emotional meltdown could have very negative effects. Gain control of your emotions with these strategies: Realize that negative emotions simply don’t last. If you’re angry about something right now, … Continue reading Learning to Control Your Emotions

Emotional Healing for the Hurting Heart

Isn’t it true that your emotions really take a knock when your heart is aching? Sometimes it feels like the day of healing is a million miles away. The difficult time you encountered in the past can take a while to be purged from your system.It's definitely healthy to experience a range of emotions. However, … Continue reading Emotional Healing for the Hurting Heart

The Story of a Man whose Impatience Left Him Empty-Handed

Mr. Wilson went fishing for his dinner, but as the day wore on, there wasn’t a fish to be seen.  Just after Mr. Wilson gave up out of frustration, something rather remarkable happened... Mr. Wilson decided to go fishing and he promised his wife he would bring her back some fish. So he walked down … Continue reading The Story of a Man whose Impatience Left Him Empty-Handed

A Story about the Importance of Being Vigilant

As a kid, Oscar the owl spent much of his time hanging out with older owls observing how they did things. He gained a lot of wisdom that way. One day, his vigilance came in handy when he needed to take quick action to save his family... “You’re so boring, Oscar!” his best friend Lester … Continue reading A Story about the Importance of Being Vigilant

A story about achieving goals through patience and perseverance

Being a turtle came with its challenges, but Timothy hardly allowed those to deter him. However, he wondered how he could achieve his most-desired goal yet, which seemed impossible for a turtle. Could he do it? As part of a family of pets, Timothy the turtle knew that he was loved. Having siblings like  Danny … Continue reading A story about achieving goals through patience and perseverance

A story about the power of words

Once upon a time, there was a cat named Telly, a lovely cat. Telly loved her life and was a happy tabby until she met the cats next-door Norman and Karl. Suddenly, everything changed as she questioned her own worth... Being a domestic cat came with a lot of conveniences for Telly. She always had … Continue reading A story about the power of words

Learn to Achieve More, Even When You’re Unmotivated

Motivation can be an issue for many of us. While motivation is great, there are many things in our lives that need to be done, regardless of whether motivation is there to propel us. Most of us need to go to work, brush our teeth, pay our bills, and more. It really doesn’t matter whether … Continue reading Learn to Achieve More, Even When You’re Unmotivated

I am always learning and growing

Each experience presents the opportunity to learn something new. Whether positive or negative, my experiences are learning moments. I learn from both my successes and my mistakes. Even undesirable outcomes are positive in my mind, because I always learn something. My commitment to learning fuels constant growth. Everything I learn makes me more competent and … Continue reading I am always learning and growing