“The tendency of our childish nature is to take small things too seriously and get easily offended, whereas when we are confronted with situations that have long-term consequences, we tend to take things less seriously.” – Dalai Lama Let us celebrate life (in full color!), move past the small stuff, and look after those serious matters – Read More –
Archive: March 1, 2013
We are only limited by our own creativity…even in exercise! Finding your preferred way to keeping your body moving is so important. Not only does exercise control your weight, it improves your mood and your health! Regular exercise also boosts your energy and promotes better sleep…among many other benefits. You can go walking, running, biking, climbing, dancing, surfing, – Read More –
DEAR SAGE: There is this girl in my grade and she is so mean to me! She talks behind my back, she laughs at whatever I do! When I saw her at pinkberry a frozen yogurt place she acted so nice because my mom was there. She is so popular so everybody likes her. Now she turned everybody against me. What should I do?
DEAR NICE GIRL: I am sorry to hear this! Unfortunately, this type of situation can happen all throughout life because the girl you describe is probably very unhappy. Because she is not happy with herself, she tries to make you miserable too. You may never understand why she is unhappy and treating you poorly, but that is okay. What you can control is how you react to her.
My advice is that the best thing you can do is to smile when she laughs at you and simply walk away. Don’t let her actions control you! Bullies may have some attention for a while, but eventually, people will want to spend their time with someone who is nicer. So you should focus on being your wonderful self and not worry about this mean girl!
All living things have a spirit. Created by our Creator, we share a bond with all things living. One fully understood rule about wild animals is that you do not mess with a cub unless you want to face the full wrath of the mother. If we do not protect our children, who will? – Read More –