After the bustling holiday shopping season of 1981, the young owners of a small, relatively new restaurant in Wyandotte called "The Nibbler," encountered the January business blues and post holiday decline that inevitably follows the holiday shopping exuberance of the preceding couple of months. Their small restaurant was still experiencing the growing pangs of a new business, so a prolonged slow-down could spell disaster. The couple put their heads together to come up with a strategy to re-invigorate their flagging sales; and hit on a novel solution.
How did your day go yesterday or today – joyful or stressful?
Whether at home or at work, we sometimes encounter moments of being overly busy with too much to do, too many interruptions, and/or not having enough time to accomplish everything we want to. Obviously we’re talking stress and frustration and wouldn’t we all like to avoid those moments, especially when we wake up the next morning and have to do another one of those days. Common sense says if we could just stop at stressful moments to try and relax to collect our thoughts it would help, but we certainly can’t always rely on being able to stop when unplanned bumps in the road appear.