When the Bucket begins to fill

Despite all your efforts… Often, even when you are working at keeping the stress down, something will happen.  For me, it seems like once a month some crisis develops, often related to money.  The car breaks down, someone gets sick, the dog needs some new medication; something unplanned.  And when this happens, what one tends to do isContinue reading “When the Bucket begins to fill”

The Stress Bucket

The Stress Bucket[1] I love teaching my clients a metaphor about life, stress, and dealing with both.  Imagine that every human being has a bucket within, Stress Bucket.  Life, in its infinite wisdom, has decided its job is to fill this bucket with stress, and that stress is always attempting to fill the bucket.  I call this tendencyContinue reading “The Stress Bucket”

Stress – who needs it?

Let’s start with a basic truism.  Every thought that you have is electrical impulses moving through that gray matter called a brain.  That means, I’m sorry to tell you, that —  Thoughts Are Not Real. So, what does this imply?  First and foremost, every thought about the future is not real, only a possibility.  I’m going to go even furtherContinue reading “Stress – who needs it?”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”