Stress is an emotional response

Stress is an emotional response based on a mental interpretation of an event. Living in the past creates stress. Think in terms of NOW and what I am capable of doing to change the situation to be more calming and productive. Evaluate the situation using facts vs...

kindness vs rudeness

  “Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” Emily Post What is your basic belief about people? Do you think humans are basically kind or just a bunch of jerks? How do...

What’s up? Solve it.

  “Deal With” vs “Dwell On” How do you deal with what you believe is a problem? Do you dwell on the issue and continue to think in circles? That’s obsessing vs problem solving. What process, skills, do you use to evaluate any situation so you can make a wise decision?...

problem solve factually

  “Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.” Norman Vincent...