obscenities are being used more and more in literature,
movies and, so I'm told, even in sophisticated
conversation. Some psychologists even suggest
obscenities serve a useful purpose in helping people find
a release from tension and frustration.
a temporary release at best, and more than likely will
bring the user increasing self-dislike and frustration.
like to suggest a better way to use four-letter words.
idea comes from pharmacist George Scharringhausen, who
some years ago went through a period of intense stress and
tension. A man of imagination who enjoys crossword
puzzles, he began working on a written formula for inner
strength. The result was a series of four-letter
words to give him a healthy mental attitude all day long.
are the five key words:
Look. Look squarely at the nature of your
problems. Be alert. Keep looking for the right
solutions. Look around you for opportunities.
Work. Nothing will so fortify you against stress as
hard, constructive work. It helps you forget