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Just a tad bit of motivation!

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Hi all,

I feel all of us at some moment or the other feel demotivated in life. Similarly, while preparing for GMAT, many of us might be going through low phases when they feel that nothing is going right and they can't do it. I am starting this thread where I would be putting some motivational thoughts/stories which might help keep us going. Please free to add to it if you feel like.

Hope this might some help some of you!

So here's the first:

The Glass of Water
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A psychologist was teaching stress management to a large audience. As she walked around the room, she held a glass of water out in front of her.

As she raised the glass high for everyone to see, they expected her to ask the "half empty, or half full", question.

Instead, with a smile on her face, she asked, "How heavy is this glass of water?"

The answers that were called out from the crowd ranged anywhere from 8 to 20 ounces.

She replied, "The absolute weight of this glass really doesn't matter —so much depends on how long I hold it:

If I hold it for a minute, it isn't a problem.
If I hold it for an hour, I'll get a muscle cramp in my arm.
But, if I hold it for a day, my arm will feel numb, maybe even paralyzed.
In each case, the weight of the glass doesn't change, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes."

She continued, "The stresses and worries in life are just like this glass of water:

Think about them for a little while and nothing happens.
Think about them a bit longer, and they begin to hurt.
And, if you think about them all day long, you will feel paralyzed and incapable of doing anything about them at all."
It's important that we remember to let go of our stresses and not carry our burdens through the evening and into the night.

We have to remember ... to put the glass down.

Hope it inspired you! Don't give up! Also, do share this to someone if you feel they need this!
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New post 10 Aug 2019, 12:43
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Hi all,

I feel all of us at some moment or the other feel demotivated in life. Similarly, while preparing for GMAT, many of us might be going through low phases when they feel that nothing is going right and they can't do it. I am starting this thread where I would be putting some motivational thoughts/stories which might help keep us going. Please free to add to it if you feel like.

Hope this might some help some of you!

So here's the first:

The Glass of Water
[Author Unknown]

A psychologist was teaching stress management to a large audience. As she walked around the room, she held a glass of water out in front of her.

As she raised the glass high for everyone to see, they expected her to ask the "half empty, or half full", question.

Instead, with a smile on her face, she asked, "How heavy is this glass of water?"

The answers that were called out from the crowd ranged anywhere from 8 to 20 ounces.

She replied, "The absolute weight of this glass really doesn't matter —so much depends on how long I hold it:

If I hold it for a minute, it isn't a problem.
If I hold it for an hour, I'll get a muscle cramp in my arm.
But, if I hold it for a day, my arm will feel numb, maybe even paralyzed.
In each case, the weight of the glass doesn't change, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes."

She continued, "The stresses and worries in life are just like this glass of water:

Think about them for a little while and nothing happens.
Think about them a bit longer, and they begin to hurt.
And, if you think about them all day long, you will feel paralyzed and incapable of doing anything about them at all."
It's important that we remember to let go of our stresses and not carry our burdens through the evening and into the night.

We have to remember ... to put the glass down.

Hope it inspired you! Don't give up! Also, do share this to someone if you feel they need this!



I'm pretty sure DisciplinedPrep will remove this post as it adds no value to the forum
He removed one of mine as well, it was a lot similar to this one
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New post 14 Aug 2019, 21:37
Thanks HarshitT!

I certainly appreciate any motivation and inspiration I can get. :)
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New post 15 Aug 2019, 23:15
here you go ..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8f1fKsiLvE
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