Water

WATER Water, water everywhere, and all the boards did shrink; water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink. Those famous words come from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 1798 poem in which he describes a sailor who, stranded in the middle of the ocean, is...

The Lesson of the Coffee Bean

THE LESSON OF THE COFFEE BEAN A daughter complained to her father about how hard things were for her.”As soon as I solve one problem,” she said, “another one comes up. I’m tired of struggling.” Her father, a chef, took her to the kitchen where he filled three pots...

Alphabet of Happiness

ALPHABET OF HAPPINESS… A–Accept Accept others for who they are and for the choices they’ve made even if you have difficulty understanding their beliefs, motives, or actions. B–Break Away Break away from everything that stands in the way of what you hope to accomplish with your life. C–Create Create...

Coping With Stress

COPING WITH STRESS A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g. The lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try...