Sunday, April 03, 2016

It's not about the weight....

A Psychologist walked
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.

She replied,
"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
doesn't change,

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

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!

1 comment:

Mb. said...

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.