While most of the time I say it tongue and cheek, in all fairness to me and my sanity it's a real threat - and while someone metaphorically being kicked off my energy bus rarely affects them it makes me feel like a whole new person!
The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy
I read the book a little while after my Dad died, it quite honestly had nothing to do with him but I think it was the straw that broke the camels back - I was allowing every single person that I came in contact with affect me - I was driving around a huge double decker every one had an opinion that mattered energy bus - and it was starting to mess with my head - 42 years of driving that bus was more than enough!
I won't lie-it reads a little cheesy! When I first started reading it I felt silly BUT stick with it, it is worth it!
This book, more or less, gave me permission to decide whose opinion of me mattered!
Now don't get me wrong - I need other people, we all do, but we don't need every single person we come in contact with affecting how we see ourselves!
The Energy Bus for Kids: A Story about Staying Positive and Overcoming Challenges
I so wish I had had this book as a kid! I would of been able to kick that big mean girl in 7th grade