“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucious
I don’t claim to be an expert in psychology, although I do have formal training. 930 more words
According to Professor Cary Cooper, an Occupational Psychologist at the University of Manchester, nearly two decades of research has shown that people who feel they have no control, no autonomy over the job they do, for example, are likely to get a stress related illness. 770 more words
“An optimistic person is someone who goes after Moby Dick in a rowboat and takes the tartar sauce with him.” – Zig Ziglar.
That has to be one of the most powerful quotes I’ve ever read. 1,193 more words
The laughter started in the third grade. She picked on me for just about anything. First, it started with “the girl who wear skirts all the time.” Then it went to my hair, my clothes, my shoes, my skin color, I was too skinny, then I was too big, I wasn’t enough to fit in with the cool kids, neither was I good enough to fit in with the “nerdy ones.” I remember the day my mom came and sat in class with me, and she still didn’t stop picking on me. 1,349 more words