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Expectations: Different strokes

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“Expect nothing. That way you won’t be disappointed.”

Such statements may be misleading, loaded with pessimism and often excuse those who detach themselves from responsibility and acting just. 321 more words


The power of positivity

While studying, I had a wave of positive energy roll over me…It caught me by surprise because I was kind of at the end of my rope with studying, but this wave of positive energy gave me hope, because to be honest I was feeling extremely discouraged…This wave of positive energy made me realize that sometimes we just have to step back and take a few mins to think of how far we’ve come and how far we will go if we just trust the process…So that’s my task for you all this week…Take a few mins to be grateful, list some positive things that have happened so far in your life, some things you plan to happen in your life, and don’t forget to smile! 29 more words


a cancelation of the future?

“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.”

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Bikes, Trips,and Patience

The past few months, I have been dealing with a situation I have little or no control over. I have come to understand, over the years, how difficult the feeling of having no control is for me. 663 more words

How to Fail at Everything and Still Win Big

Scott Adams’ book How to Fail at Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life feels like a friendly mentor sharing tips for success and life experiences. 434 more words

Expat Life

The Pressure of Positivity: The Power of Pessimism

Socially, the power of positivity is pervasive.  Everywhere we turn, we’re pressured to look on the bright side, find the silver lining, watch for the rainbow after the rain.  1,123 more words

Fabulous Nick Harper Gig at Kardomah94 - Photos and review

Nick had this crazy idea that he would do a tour of requests! Having just been out with the band he thought he’d do a solo tour and play any song requested. 339 more words