Let's examine three ways people get motivated. Fear has been used as motivation. For instance, you are threatened with punishment if you don't complete the assigned task. The do-it-self-method. Reward is often used to motivated people---the promise of some kind of reward given after completing the task. One motivation works better than others: self-motivation---when we do something because we want to. Then there's fear motivation which only works temporarily. If your teacher tells you to study or else you do it but if the teacher isn't around you won't. Reward motivation doesn't always work, either. Sometimes the reward isn't really worth it for us to get the work done.
How do we learn? Anyone can learn to do anything. Do you believe it? The answer is yes. We are products of our own environment. Anyone can learn new, and change old habits through spaced repetition. Even a parrot learns to speak English through spaced repetition education. Think what could you learn and accomplish for the better in your personality and character if you can just decide to change and were patient enough to work hard until you developed a new habit. It's true! We learn through repetitionRead More
"Love is patient"
True love is a process. True love requires personal action. Love must be continuing to be real. Love takes time.
Too often we expediency, infatuation, stimulation, persuasion, or list are mistaken for love. How hollow, how empty if our love is no deeper than the arousal of momentary feeling or the expression in words of what is no lasting than the time it takes to speak them.
A young lady confidently walked around the room while leading and explaining stress management to an audience with a raised glass of water. Everyone knew she was going to ask the ultimate question, "Half empty or how full?" She fooled them all; 'How heavy is this glass of water?" she inquired with a smile.Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.Read More
"Throughout this series we will conceive the notion that we should laugh--and also take time each day to smile, think, feel, and perhaps even cry. It's therapeutic and important to our mental health. We need to take time to be stimulated and motivated to smell the roses!"Read More