Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. NCASFAA/SCASFAA Fall Conference 2006 November 6-9, 2006 Asheville, NC. Practice Makes Perfect. Remember that you become what you practice most Shine the flashlight on What’s Right New theory called “Appreciative Inquiry”.
Fall Conference 2006
November 6-9, 2006
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
instead of what you want
“In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” –
Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.
“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”
“Ah, there it goes—good while it lasted”
When one door of happiness closes, another one opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened to us.
I would die happy if I knew that on my tombstone could be written these words, “This man was an absolute fool. None of the disastrous things that he reluctantly predicted ever came to pass.” --Lewis Mumford
“If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances, it is difficult not to demand of life mare than it has to give.” --Bertrand Russell
“Don’t believe everything you think”
-- bumper sticker
Lock your house, go across the railroad tracksand find someone in need and do something for him. --Karl Menninger’s advise to a man who said he was going to have a nervous breakdown.
If you choose not to decide—you still have made a choice.
Every day give yourself a good mental shampoo.
In every part and corner of life to lose oneself is to be a gainer, to forget oneself is to be happy.
--Robert Louis Stevenson