You need a Shark in your Life!

The Japanese have always loved fresh fish. But the waters close to Japan have not held many fish for decades.

So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever. The farther the fishermen went, the longer it took to bring in the fish. If the return trip took more than a few days, the fish were not fresh. The Japanese did not like the taste.

To solve this problem, fishing companies installed freezers on their boats. They would catch the fish and freeze them at sea. Freezers allowed the boats to go farther and stay longer. However, the Japanese could taste the difference between fresh and frozen and they did not like frozen fish.

The frozen fish brought a lower price. So fishing companies installed fish tanks. They would catch the fish and stuff them in the tanks. After a little thrashing around, the fish stopped moving. They were tired and dull, but alive. Unfortunately, the Japanese could still taste the difference. Because the fish did not move for days, they lost their fresh-fish taste.

The Japanese preferred the lively taste of fresh fish, not sluggish fish. So how did Japanese fishing companies solve this problem? How do they get fresh-tasting fish to Japan? If you were consulting the fish industry, what would you recommend?

How Japanese Fish Stay Fresh:

To keep the fish tasting fresh, the Japanese fishing companies still put the fish in the tanks. But now they add a small shark to each tank. The shark eats a few fish, but most of the fish arrive in a very lively state. The fish are challenged.

Have you realized that some of us are also living in a pond but most of the time tired & dull, so we need a Shark in our life to keep us awake and moving?

Basically in our lives Sharks are new challenges to keep us active and taste better….. The more intelligent, persistent and competent you are, the more you enjoy a challenge. If your challenges are the correct size, and if you are steadily conquering those challenges, you are Conqueror.. You think of your challenges and get energized. You are excited to try new solutions. You have fun. You are alive!

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Marital Woes

Really found these funny. Good for a laugh!!!

Getting married is very much like going to a restaurant with friends. You order what you want, then when you see what the other person has, you wish you had ordered that.

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Man: Is there any way for long life?
Dr: Get married.

Man: Will it help?
Dr: No, but the thought of long life will never come.

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Why do couples hold hands during their wedding?
It’s a formality just like two boxers shaking hands before the fight begins!

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Wife: Darling today is our anniversary, what should we do?
Husband: Let us stand in silence for 2 minutes.

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It’s funny when people discuss Love Marriage vs Arranged.
It’s like asking someone, if suicide is better or being murdered

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It is difficult to understand GOD. He makes such beautiful things as women and then he turns them into Wives.

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If u r married please ignore this MSG,
For everyone else: Happy Independence Day

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Before marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you say.
After marriage, he’ll fall asleep before you finish.

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There’s a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It’s called marriage

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Girlfriends r like chocolates, taste good anytime.

Lovers r like PIZZAS, Hot n spicy, eaten frequently.

Wife r like Dal RICE, eaten when there`s no choice.

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Man receives telegram: Wife deadshould be buried or cremated?
Man: Don’t take any chances. Burn the body and bury the ash.

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Prospective husband: Do you have a book called ‘Man, The Master of Women’?
Salesgirl: The fiction department is on the other side, sir.

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Q: Why dogs don’t marry?
A: Because they are already leading a dog’s life!

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There was this guy who told his woman that he loved her so much that he would go through hell for her. They got married and now he is going through hell.

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Fact of life: One woman brings you into this world crying & the other ensures you continue to do so for the rest of your life!

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Q: Why doesn’t law permit a man to marry a second woman?
A: Because as per law you cannot be punished twice for the same offence!

Will you hold the Umbrella for me….

……..when we grow old together.

One fine day, an old couple around the age of 70, walks into a lawyer’s office. Apparently, they are there to file a divorce.

Lawyer was very puzzled, after having a chat with them, he got their story….This couple had been quarreling all their 40 over yrs of marriage nothing ever seems to go right.

They hang on because of their children, afraid that it might affect their up-bringing. Now, all their children have already grown up, have their own family, there’s nothing else the old couple have to worry about, all they wanted is to lead their own life free from all these years of unhappiness from their marriage, so both agree on a divorce….

Lawyer was having a hard time trying to get the papers done, because he felt that after 40 yrs of marriage at the age of 70, he couldn’t understand why the old couple would still want a divorce..

While they were signing the papers, the wife told the husband..
“I really love u, but i really cant carry on anymore, I’m sorry..”
“Its o.k, i understand.. ” said the husband. Looking at this, the lawyer suggested a dinner together, just 3 of them,wife thought, why not, since they are still gonna be friends..

At the dining table, there was a silence of awkwardness.
The first dish was roasted chicken, immediately, the old man took the drumstick for the old lady..”take this, its your favorite..”

Looking at this, the lawyer thought maybe there is still a chance, but the wife was frowning when she answer..”
This is always the problem, you always think so highly of yourself, never thought about how I feel, don’t you know that i hate drumsticks?”

Little did she know that, over the years, the husband have been trying all ways to please her, little did she know that drumsticks was the husband’s favorite. Little did he know that she never thought he understand her at all, little did he know that she hates drumsticks even though all he wants is the best for her.

That night, both of them couldn’t sleep, toss and turn, toss and turn…after hours, the old man couldn’t take it anymore, he knows that he still loves her, and he cant carry on life without her, he wants her back, he wants to tell her, he is sorry, he wanted to tell her “i love you”…

He picks up the phone, starting dialing her number….ringing never stops..he never stop dialing….

On the other side, she was sad, she couldn’t understand how come after all these years, he still doesn’t understand her at all, she loves him a lot, but she just cant take it anymore….phone’ s ringing, she refuses to answer knowing that its him…”whats the point of talking now that its over…i have ask for it and now i wanna keep it this way, if not i will lose face..”she thought…still ringing…she have decided to pull out the cord…

Little did she remember, he have heart problems…

The next day, she received news that he had passed away…she rushed down to his apartment, saw his body, lying on the couch still holding on to the phone…he had a heart attack when he was still trying to get through her phone line….

As sad as she could be…she will have to clear his belongings.. .when she was looking thru the drawers, she saw this insurance policy, dated from the day they got married, with the beneficiary being her… And together in those file, there was this note…

“To my dearest wife, by the time you’re reading this, I’m sure I’m no longer around, I bought this policy for you, though the amount is only $100k, I hope it will be able to help me continue my promise that i have made when we got married, I might not be around anymore, I want this amount of money to continue taking care of you, just like the way I will if I could have live longer. I want you to know I will always be around, by your side… ” I LOVE YOU SWEET HEART”

Tears flowed like river……

“When you love someone, let them know… You never know what will happen the next minute…. Learn to build a life together.. Learn to love each other. For who they are.. not what they are…”

Finding and Keeping a Life partner!

When it comes to making the decision about choosing  a life partner, no-one wants to make a mistake. Yet, with a divorce  rate of close to 50%, it appears that many are making serious mistakes in  their approach to finding Mr./Miss. Right!

If you ask most couples who are engaged why they’re  getting married, they’ll say: “We’re in love”; I believe this is the  …1 mistake people make when they date. Choosing a life partner should  never be based on love. Though this may sound “not politically  correct”, there’s a profound truth here.

Love is not the basis for getting married. Rather,  love is the result of a good marriage. When the other ingredients are  right, then the love will come. Let me say it again: “You can’t  build a lifetime relationship on love alone”; You need a lot  more!!!

Here are five questions you must ask yourself if  you’re serious about finding and keeping a life  partner.

QUESTION ..1: Do we share a common life  purpose? Why is this so important?
Let me put it this way:  If you’re married for 20 or 30 years, that’s a long time to live with  someone. What do you plan to do with each other all that time? Travel, eat and jog together? You need to share something deeper and  more meaningful. You need a common life purpose.

Two things can happen in a marriage:
(1) You can  grow together, or
(2) You can grow apart. 50% of the people out there  are growing apart.

To make a marriage work, you need to know what you  want out of life!
Bottom line; marry someone who wants the same thing.


QUESTION ..2: Do I feel safe expressing my feelings  and thoughts with this person?

This question goes to the core of the quality of  your relationship. Feeling safe means you can communicate openly with  this person. The basis of having good communication is trust – i.e.  trust that I won’t get “punished”; or hurt for expressing my honest  thoughts and feelings. A colleague of mine defines an abusive  person as someone with whom you feel afraid to express your thoughts  and feelings. Be honest with yourself on this one. Make sure you feel  emotionally safe with the person you plan to marry.


QUESTION ..3: Is he/she a  mensch?

A mensch is someone who is a refined and sensitive  person. How can you test? Here are some suggestions. Do they work on  personal growth on a regular basis? Are they serious about improving  themselves? A teacher of mine defines a good person as “someone who is  always striving to be good and do the right “;. So ask about your  significant other: What do they do with their time? Is this person  materialistic? Usually a materialistic person is not someone whose top  priority is character refinement.

There are essentially two types of people in the  world:
(1) People who are dedicated to personal growth and
(2) people who  are dedicated to seeking comfort.
Someone whose goal in life is to  be comfortable will put personal comfort ahead of doing the right  thing. You need to know
that before walking down the  aisle.

QUESTION ..4: How does he/she treat other  people?
The one most important thing that makes any  relationship work is the ability to give. By giving, we mean the ability to  give another person pleasure.

Ask: Is this someone who enjoys giving pleasure to  others or are they wrapped up in themselves and self-  absorbed?
To measure this, think about the following: How do  they treat people whom they do not have to be nice to, such as  waiters, bus boys, taxi drivers, etc.. How do they treat their parents and  siblings? Do they have gratitude and  appreciation?

If they don’t have gratitude for the people who  have given them everything; can you do nearly as much for them? You  can be sure that someone, who treats others poorly, will eventually  treat you poorly as well.

QUESTION ..5: Is there anything I’m hoping to  change about this person after we’re married?

Too many people make the mistake of marrying  someone with the intention of trying to “improve”; them after  they’re married. As a
colleague of mine puts it: “You can probably expect  someone to change after marriage for the worse” If you cannot fully  accept this person the way they are now, then you are not ready to  marry them.

In conclusion, dating doesn’t have to be difficult  and treacherous. The key is to try leading a little more with your  head and less with your heart. It pays to be as objective as possible  when you are dating; to be sure to ask questions that will help  you get to the key issues. Falling in love is a great feeling, but  when you wake up with a ring on your finger, you don’t want to find  yourself trouble because you didn’t do your homework.

Golden rules for finding your life partner by Dov Heller,  M.A.

Things They Don’t Teach You at School

  • They don’t teach you how to love somebody. 
  • They don’t teach you how to be famous. 
  • They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. 
  • They don’t teach you how to walk away from someone you don’t love any longer. 
  • They don’t teach you how to know what’s going on in someone else’s mind. 
  • They don’t teach you what to say to someone who’s dying. 

How guys select the girl they want to marry

A man is dating three women and wants to decide which to marry.

He decides to give them a test. He gives each woman a present of $5,000 and watches to see what they do with the money.

The first does a total makeover.
She goes to a fancy beauty salon, gets her hair done, purchases new make-up and buys several new outfits, and dresses up very nicely for the man.

She tells him that she has done this to be more attractive for him because she loves him so much.

The man is impressed.

The second goes shopping to buy the man gifts.
She gets him a new set of STRONG golf clubs, some new gizmos for his computer, and some expensive clothes.As she presents these gifts, she tells him that she has spent all the money on him because she loves him so much.

Again, the man is impressed.

The third invests the money in the stock market.
She earns several times the $5,000. She gives him back his $5000 and reinvests the remainder in a joint account. She tells him that she wants to save for their future because she loves him so much.

Obviously, the man was impressed.

The man thought for a long time about what each woman had done with the money.

Guess which lady he chose to marry?

Think like a man . . .

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He married the most beautiful one!!!!!!

Men are Men…. Obviously!!! 🙂