Friday, November 19, 2010

Wisdom Jar Week 11

This week I have quotes from the "little book of calm" by Paul Wilson.  If anyone has seen the BBC series Black Books than you will know that these are very funny.  Take them howevery you want though.  The other half are from fortune cookies, some are evil, some are funny and some make you stop and think.  I am really having fin finding all of the quotes and little tidbits that are going into making up this list.

  1. Concentrate on silence. When it comes, dwell on what it sounds like. Then strive to carry that quiet with you wherever you go. Paul Wilson
  2. invest in a fruit bowl. the more beautiful your fruit bowl, the better stocked it is, the sell likely you are to turn to stress-enhancing snack foods.Paul Wilson
  3. Admit you feel calm.  If you want to trick your subconscious into helping you feel calm, simply repeat: “Every moment I feel calmer and calmer.” Paul Wilson
  4. pretend you're human. Leave it to others to be perfect, to be wonderful.  Be content with what you are - you’ll be much more relaxed as a result. Paul Wilson
  5. Think Calm. have calm thoughts, Picture calm scenes, recall calm sounds.  And guess what you’ll be feeling... Paul Wilson
  6. Stimulate with intent. Recognise that there is a time for stimulation and a time for calm.  This means never trying to fool yourself that a stimulant can help you to relax.Paul Wilson
  7. Wear donald duck underpants.  choose a few child like accouterments to remind you of the irreverent, uninhibited, joyous side of life. Paul Wilson
  8. Pretend it’s Saturday Paul Wilson
  9. make friends with a masseur, or a beauty therapist. Paul Wilson
  10. Expect nothing, but know that great things lie ahead for you” Paul Wilson
  11. The most important skill in staying calm is not to lose sleep over small issues. The second most important skill is to be able to view all issues as small issues. Paul Wilson
  12. Declare today a holiday -- imagine every day is a holiday. Do one little thing that stimulates this holiday mood each day, then watch your worries fade away. Paul Wilson
  13. be positive about being positive.  Work on having positive thoughts, pay attention to speaking positive works then let the resultant positive feelings take care of everything else.Paul Wilson
  14. You like the color green - fortune cookie saying
  15. It is not wise to throw stones at tigers- fortune cookie saying
  16. Blue eyes are about to change the course of your life- fortune cookie saying
  17. "Because of your melodic nature, the moonlight never misses an appointment." - fortune cookie saying
  18. "Never wear your best pants when you go to fight for freedom - fortune cookie saying
  19. Good sense is the master of human life." - fortune cookie saying
  20. "You are free to invent your life. - fortune cookie saying
  21. "Your smile will tell you what makes you feel good." - fortune cookie saying
  22. May the pork-fried rice you just ate not give you abdominal cramps or diarrhea. - fortune cookie saying
  23. You've been served... - fortune cookie saying
  24. Don't lose face! Insist on buying dinner for your tablemates. - fortune cookie saying
  25. Excitement and intrigue follow you closely wherever you go! - fortune cookie saying
  26. He who laughs at himself never runs out of things to laugh at. - fortune cookie saying

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