Shake It Off
One of my favorite stories is about a farmer’s donkey that fell into a dry well. The animal cried pitifully for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do for his poor donkey. Finally, he concluded that the well was too deep, and it really needed to be covered up anyway. Besides, the donkey was old, and it would be a lot of trouble to get him out of the pit. The farmer decided that...
All of us become disappointed when we have a plan that fails, a hope that does not materialize, a goal that is unreached. When things like that happen, for a certain period of time we experience a letdown, one that can lead to depression if it is not handled properly. That’s when we have to make the decision to adapt and adjust, to take a new approach, to just keep going despite our...
thereluctantrawfoodist: When things in your life seem, almost too much to handle, When 24 Hours in a day is not enough, Remember the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, He picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar And proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the...
Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive....– Howard Thurman (via wrockette) (via dailyglow) (via hempladysteph) (via fuckyeahpositivethought) (via the-absent-minded)