Category Archive: Gratitude

Gratitude

Aug
29

Being an Optimistic Realist

I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work.
-Thomas Edison

Being a realist means being able to focus energy on making a difference in life. It can bring real change and excitement which is the opposite of what one might think. It seems exciting to think about lottery tickets or quick and easy wealth schemes, traveling to exotic destinations we cannot afford, luxury cars and …

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Aug
21

Choose Your Attitude – Choose Your Life

Everything can be taken away from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedom -- to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
-Viktor Frankl
Man's Search For Meaning

Frankl faced unimaginable horrors in Nazi concentration camps. Yet, he focused on spreading joy instead of the horrors. What can we learn from his experience?

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