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I found this on the internet and thought I would share it

A Professor began his class by holding up
a glass with some water in it.
He held it up for all to see & asked the students
"How much do you think this glass weighs?"
'50g!' ....
'100g!' ..... '125g'
..the students answered.
"I really don't know unless I weigh it,"
said the professor,
"but, my question is:
What would happen if I held it up like this
for a few minutes?"
'Nothing' .....the students said.
'Ok what would happen if I held it up like this for an hour?' the professor asked.
'Your arm would begin to ache' said one of the student.
"You're right, now what would happen
if I held it for a day?"
"Your arm could go numb, you might have severe muscle stress & paralysis &
have to go to hospital for sure!"
... ventured another student
& all the students laughed ...
"Very good, But during all this,
did the weight of the glass change?"
asked the professor.
'No'.... Was the answer.
"Then what caused the arm ache &
the muscle stress?"
The students were puzzled.
"What should I do now to come out of pain?"
asked professor again.
'Put the glass down!' said one of the students.
"Exactly!" said the professor.
Life's problems are something like this.
Hold it for a few minutes in your head &
they seem OK.
Think of them for a long time &
they begin to ache.
Hold it even longer &
they begin to paralyze you.
You will not be able to do anything.
It's important to think of the challenges or problems in your life,
but EVEN MORE IMPORTANT is to
'PUT THEM DOWN'
at the end of every day before
You go to sleep.
That way, you are not stressed,
you wake up every day fresh &
strong & can handle any issue,
any challenge that comes your way!
So, When you leave office today,
Remember my friend to ...
'PUT THE GLASS DOWN TODAY!
#glass #put
  • Profile picture of the author Coach Comeback
    Very great read. Thanks for sharing.

    A very interesting way to think about how to remove you own limiting beliefs. Anything that we hold onto for too long that does not empower us will continue to drain us.

    Let it go!

    on a side note..........

    Can I ask what is the script you are using for your link cloaking? And what exactly does it do? I noticed it goes to Brians Motivational blog but your link stays in tact no matter what page you are on.

    Just curious.
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    • Profile picture of the author slingingshot15
      Originally Posted by Coach Comeback View Post

      Very great read. Thanks for sharing.

      A very interesting way to think about how to remove you own limiting beliefs. Anything that we hold onto for too long that does not empower us will continue to drain us.

      Let it go!

      on a side note..........

      Can I ask what is the script you are using for your link cloaking? And what exactly does it do? I noticed it goes to Brians Motivational blog but your link stays in tact no matter what page you are on.

      Just curious.
      it is kevin riley's viral ad system....you can sign up for free.....
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  • Profile picture of the author Justin Spencer
    Sling,

    Thanks for the share - I would prefer to drink the water though.

    I like solving problems not forgetting about them

    -Justin
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    • Profile picture of the author Anthony Gibson
      Originally Posted by Justin Spencer View Post

      Sling,

      Thanks for the share - I would prefer to drink the water though.

      I like solving problems not forgetting about them

      -Justin
      Agreed. Realizing its petty and isn't even worth dwelling on is solving a problem.
      And if it is important to your business/personal life then forgetting about it would just incur guilt, and prevent you from truly moving forward.

      Anthony
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  • Profile picture of the author Rodger Hood
    lovely thread Justin, awesome story to teach about life.

    thanks for share!
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  • Profile picture of the author ownergolan
    Nice share, thnx.
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    "Aiyyo I'm gonna be on ti-dop, that's all my eyes can see..
    Ill put in work, and watch my status escalate"
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  • Profile picture of the author triostrategy
    Great story, more of us should probably re-read it. LOL
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  • Profile picture of the author Connie Lim
    Good post. I think I will remember your post when I'm drinking water (",) Thanks for sharing.

    Cheers
    Connie Lim
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  • Profile picture of the author buddy200
    That's a very good read but its not easy to put the glass down.
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    • Profile picture of the author slingingshot15
      Originally Posted by buddy200 View Post

      That's a very good read but its not easy to put the glass down.
      i agree man but we need to try our best.....
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  • Profile picture of the author angelinebobby
    Nice ....Really it will works "PUT THE GLASS DOWN TODAY"
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  • Profile picture of the author OmarNegron
    Wow awesome! one of the best short passages ever for motivation. So simple and so much wisdom behind it!

    Thanks for that =-)
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    • Profile picture of the author slingingshot15
      Originally Posted by OmarNegron View Post

      Wow awesome! one of the best short passages ever for motivation. So simple and so much wisdom behind it!

      Thanks for that =-)
      you're welcome man
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