Worry and Anxiety HelpWritten by Ken McIsaac
"A god, invisible but omnipotent. It steals bloom from cheek and lightness from pulse; it takes away appetite and turns hair gray." - Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
It does a lot more than that, Benjamin! The harm that worry causes in our lives has been well documented by many writers, health professionals, and philosophers. Worry can weaken and sicken us, and turn our days into nightmares. At very least, it prevents us from living fully and happily only life that we will ever have. At it's worse, it is a killer.
There are numerous ideas that help to reduce or eliminate worry and symptoms associated with it. Many of pages in this collection present different topics for consideration in a program to live a happy life with a minimum of worry.
Worrying over things that 'might' happen can waste large portions of one's life, considering that so often it is for nothing, and almost certainly does no good.
We Aim To PleaseWritten by John Boe
A working understanding of temperament styles (personality types) will have a profound impact on way you perceive yourself and will greatly enhance all of your relationships. If you are a salesperson, this information will significantly increase your sales effectiveness by enabling you to build trust and rapport quickly with your prospects and customers. Business owners and managers find this knowledge invaluable. It can improve way you supervise your employees and allow you to recruit more effectively. As a parent, it can dramatically improve way you relate to your children. If you are single, it can provide you insight into selecting a compatible mate.
Hippocrates, father of medicine, has been credited with originating basic theory of temperament styles twenty-four hundred years ago. Hippocrates believed that we are born with a combination of four genetic influences that he called humors; Choleric (Worker), Sanguine (Talker), Phlegmatic (Watcher), and Melancholy (Thinker). He observed that these four styles have a direct influence on our physiology, character traits and outlook on life. In fact, word temperament which is commonly used to describe personality types is a Latin term which means, ďa mixing in due portion.Ē While we are each born with a primary temperament, our personality is comprised of all four styles. My temperament training system gives you tools and knowledge to recognize a personís primary temperament style through observation. Each primary temperament style exhibits a body language preference and has distinctive physical features and characteristics that are neither gender, race, nor age specific. This is a significant breakthrough in study of temperament understanding because it is a practical system that can be used with everyone you meet. My temperament-training program allows you to put this information to use in your day-to-day encounters from boardroom to kitchen table. This article showcases Phlegmatic/Watcher temperament style.
The Watcher temperament style is S in D.I.S.C. temperament profiling system. The Watcher is introverted, seeks harmony and their primary need is to accommodate others. This temperament is service oriented, dependable and unemotional. When interacting with others they warm up slowly, but are always cordial and accommodating. They are peacemakers and avoid confrontations by negotiating when possible. Their calm manner and unexcitable nature is a major asset. They have an innate ability to defuse hostile situations and soothe ruffled feathers. Watchers often have a nervous laugh that they use to create a sense of harmony when ending a conversation. They have difficulty accepting compliments or praise and become embarrassed when they are made center of attention. Watchers are bashful and it is not uncommon for them to partially hide their face in a group photograph. Family and home life is extremely important to Watcher and they protect their privacy.