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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cynical Attitude of Negativity = Financial Self Sabotage

“Cynical individuals are more likely to avoid cooperation and trust or to overinvest in monitoring, control, and other means of protection from potential exploitation. As a result, they are more likely to forgo valuable opportunities for cooperation and consequently less likely to reap the benefits of joint efforts and mutual help.” – Cynical Beliefs About Human […]

Vous Allez Trouver Votre Place

Vous allez trouver votre place is a French saying that translates as “you will find your place.” Its message is that there is a purpose to everyone’s life; somewhere, some way we can contribute, find meaning, contentment, happiness. Believing that and knowing that can bring a calming sense of certainty in what in other ways […]

I Don’t get Happy or Sad by the Day

A reporter asked Hank Greenberg, former CEO of AIG, if a certain favorable outcome in a lawsuit had made him happy. Hank replied “What kind of a question! I don’t get happy or sad by the day.” Wow! There is a lot of wisdom in that remark. To a large degree, we choose how happy […]

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