Entries by Terrie Schauer

WHAT IF LIFE WERE LIKE DRIVING A BUS…?

I often wonder how to handle the less pleasant people, situations, and things that come into my life. Knowing how to deal with life’s little annoyances is key to maintaining balance. My good friend, psychologist and Mindfulness coach Joe Flanders sent me the following article of his on the topic.  He calls it the life-as-a-bus-metaphor. […]

BOXING : LESSON ONE – PERFECT STANCE

Good boxing technique begins from the ground up. With a heavy bag, a pair of pads or – even worse – a sparring partner in front of you, it’s easy to get carried away and sucked into throwing punches using only your arms. But if you want to build punching power, reduce tiredness and have […]

FABLE OF THE HEDGEHOG

It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The hedgehogs, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered and protected themselves, but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions. After a while, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and […]

BOOK REVIEW : THE SEQUOIA SEED

“It is not what happens to you that determines your fate. It is what you do next.” – Karen Wright, The Sequoia Seed Karen Wright’s book, The Sequoia Seed, begins with an explanation of how the magnificent Sequoia tree reproduces itself. Its tiny seeds may lie dormant on the forest floor for many, many years before […]

THE EFFORT EFFECT | From Arno Illgner’s Warrior’ Way Site)

From an article about Carol Dweck (THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE LINK HERE—Summary reprinted from Arno Illgner’s Warrior’ Way Site) Researcher Carol Dweck’s study asked the following question: “What makes a really capable child give up in the face of failure, where other children may be motivated by the failure?” She studied results of a British soccer team to […]