victim mentality

8 Powerful Ways to Fight the Victim Mentality

“Self pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.” ― John Gardner One of the bad habits I have that I still have difficulty shaking off even at my age is that of having a victim mentality.  Every time I get […]

chance

7 Remarkable Things Worth Taking a Chance On

“I have noticed that even those who assert that everything is predestined and that we can change nothing about it still look both ways before they cross the street” ― Stephen Hawking Life is a series of choices and good or bad, you’ll always have to make one in almost everything everyday and that’s just […]

failure

7 Wonderful Things Failure Has Taught Me

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill For many of us, failure is not an option.  We see failure as something catastrophic, something difficult to overcome and something that can ruin lives.  It’s heart-breaking, frustrating, disappointing, and for some, very depressing and I […]

happiness

4 Things You Should Know About Happiness

  “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss It’s amazing how kids can teach us life lessons without them knowing it.  Such is the case one afternoon when I was having a conversation with my four year-old son.  I’ve been going on leave for a several days every week because […]