Remember to put the Glass Down

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A Personalty Development Trainer walked
around a room while
teaching Stress Management to an

As he raised a
glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked
“Half empty or Half full” question.

Instead, with a
smile on his face, he
“How heavy is this glass of water?”

Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.

He replied,
“The absolute weight doesn’t matter.
It depends on how long I hold it.

If I hold it for a
it’s not a problem.

If I hold it for an hour,
I’ll have an ache in my arm.

If I hold it for a day,
my arm will feel numb and paralyzed.

In each case,
the weight of the glass
doesn’t change,


The longer I hold it,
the heavier it becomes.

He continued,
“The Stresses and Worries in Life , are like that Glass of Water…

Think about them for
a while and nothing

Think about them
a bit longer and they begin to hurt.


If you think
about them all day long,
you will feel paralyzed –
incapable of doing

Remember to put the Glass Down
! ( source; internet )

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