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Sunday, April 03, 2016
It's not about the weight....
around a room while
teaching Stress Management to an
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.
"The absolute weight doesn't matter.
It depends on how long I hold it.
If I hold it for a
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
The longer I hold it,
the heavier it becomes.
"The Stresses and Worries in Life ,
are like that Glass of Water...
Think about them for
a while and nothing
Think about them
a bit longer and they begin to hurt.
If you think
about them all day long,
you will feel paralysed –
incapable of doing
Remember to put the Glass Down!
Posted by Mrs. Iffath Hasan at 12:04 PM
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That's a very neat perspective MashaAllah. It's not always you think of the necessity of giving yourself a break once in a while.
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