Many years ago, when I received a very large sum of money, I had expected to feel safe and secure, peaceful at last.
It didn’t happen.
What DID happen was that I worried – worried about how I was going to use it, worried about what people would think of me if they knew I had it; and worried I would spend it all fast (and find myself back with feeling comfortable with just enough). Continue reading →
Cancer. The very word can cause fear and constriction. Despite many people learning to live successfully with cancer, it is still thought of as a merciless killer in many respects. What has this got to do with your business? Well, nothing, at least nothing to do with your business I hope.
But it’ s a lot to do with mine, because my husband has just been diagnosed with stomach cancer. Fortunately caught relatively early, and it’ s treatable, but still, a very serious life threatening illness. Talk about an opportunity to think rich! (Ironic laugh from me here). Continue reading →
“There’s a difference between concern and worry. When you concern yourself, you can do something about it. When you worry, you put yourself in the grave. I don’t worry.”
When you concern yourself with something, you relate to it. You develop a relationship with it, in fact. You can easily see the difference between concern and worry if you think about a child with whom you have a relationship – of course you concern yourself with them, that is part of the natural relationship. And you can probably identify when concern spills over into worry. Continue reading →