Pick Your Fights!

Why is it important to pick your fights? Not everything is important. Some things that you feel strongly about now, just won’t matter this time next year. Every battle takes up precious time. Each problem you become embroiled in can end up stealing your time, which could’ve been spent doing fun things. Arguments leave us feeling drained of energy. We only have a certain reserve each day, don’t waste your energy on fruitless debates. After a fight with someone, we often feel upset and regretful. Hurtful words and actions cannot be taken back. They can damage relationships long term. So […]

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Stress Less !

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when we feel unable to cope. We feel unable to cope when there is a mismatch between the demands made on us (real or perceived) and our ability (real or perceived) to cope with them. It is the balance between how we view demands made on us, and how we think we can cope with them, that determines how stressed we feel. Two people may react differently to the same situation, for example an event that is perceived as stressful for one person […]

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