Have a Magnificent Day!

Have a Magnificent Day!


Turn Lemons Into Lemonade!

posted by The MEGA Coach

lemonade

“It’s not what happens but what you do that makes a difference.” 

Tony Robbins

Life brings powerful challenges that can trigger you to lash out at yourself or others.  Keep your composure and share only positive, encouraging thoughts, words and actions.  One of the greatest lessons is learning how to deal with your own anger and moods.  A friend shared this story with me years ago……

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper.  His Father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence. 

The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence.  Over the next few weeks, as he learned to control his anger the number of nails hammered daily gradually dwindled down.  He discovered it was easier to hold his temper than to drive those nails into the fence.

Finally the day came when the boy didn’t lose his temper at all.   He told his father about it and the father suggested that the boy now pull out one nail for each day that he was able to hold his temper.  The days passed and the young boy was finally able to tell his father that all the nails were gone.  The father took his son by the hand and led him to the fence.

He said, “You have done well, my son, but look at the holes in the fence.  The fence will never be the same.  When you say things in anger, they leave a scar just like this one.  You can put a knife in a man and draw it out.  It won’t matter how many times you say I’m sorry, the wound is still there.”

A verbal wound can be as hurtful and damaging as a physical one.

“Everything said should be true, but not everything true should be said.”

Dr. Henry Lieberman

“There is a nice way to say everything.”

Denise Papier

Your words should be used to heal, delight, inspire & prosper.  “Friends are a very rare jewel indeed.  They make you smile and encourage you to succeed;  they lend an ear, they share words of praise and they always open their hearts to us.”

smiles,
:) Lee
The MEGA Coach

words have power

 

 



Advertisement
Comments Post the First Comment »
post a comment

Comments are closed.



Previous Posts

Are You Awake?
An article in Success Magazine reported, “Psychologists say 68% of people miss out on opportunity simply because they are not awake to it.“  Almost 70% of our population is not taking advantage of the opportunities in front of them. What about you?  How much of your life, joy, health, happi

posted 12:00:33am Apr. 23, 2014 | read full post »

Growth & Development
Small steps add up to big improvements one step at a time.  Be patient and supportive of yourself and allow life to be the way it is.  Make a small change every day and take consistent action.  You will enjoy significant growth in 30 days. “Little things don’t mean a lot, they mean everyth

posted 12:00:45am Apr. 22, 2014 | read full post »

Your Big Opportunity!
From Florence Scovel Shinn: "Look back in your life and see how you have attracted either happiness or disaster through your words.  The subconscious has no sense of humor.  People joke destructively about themselves and the subconscious takes it seriously.  It is because the mental picture yo

posted 12:00:42am Apr. 21, 2014 | read full post »

Happy Easter & A Prosperous Passover
                        As you celebrate these holidays of freedom and resurrection, see how its messages guide you. The Golden Rule – Be Kind To Others.  Be kind to every living creature.  Be kind

posted 12:00:39am Apr. 18, 2014 | read full post »

In a Flower Shop
                        One day in 1983 in a flower shop off Broadway in the east village of NYC, I was having fun picking out flowers like I do every week.  Someone next to me in the store was also enjo

posted 12:00:22am Apr. 17, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.