You can’t control all the events that will happen to you in life, but you can choose how to react to the things that do. If you perform poorly on your algebra test, you have two options: You can complain that the test was too hard, that you are not a “math-person” and that your […]
Life is an echo
A young boy had just fought with his parents and felt furious. He ran outside to a valley by his house and shouted angrily “I hate you, I hate you, I hate you”.
Back came the echo “I hate you, I hate you”.
What had happened if the boy had shouted “I love you” instead?
The echo always repeats what you shout to it.
Life works like to an echo – What you give, you get. What you send out comes back around to you. Treat others the way you want another to treat you and choose to focus on the things you want to more of in your life.
What does it mean to show courage? Some would say it is brave to skydive from a plane or speaking in front of many people. Others would instead say that showing courage is speaking up on behalf of others or following a dream no matter what people think. No matter what bravery means to you, […]
In 1964 Kitty Genovese was murdered on the street just outside the apartment where she lived. The attack lasted more than 30 minutes, and she was screaming and resisting. The attacker stabbed her multiple times, until she died at last. It was later discovered that 38 of her neighbours saw the attack from their windows, […]