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The Characteristic Most Highly Correlated With Success

“If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ”Here comes number seventy-one!” […]

Yes, it’s OK to feel Jealous, Sad, Angry or Resentful

“Wait a minute, but I want to be happy! I don’t want to feel these “negative” feelings,” you may think. I too have always struggled with some of these emotions, because I want to generally be happy. And I don’t want to be a person who is jealous or resentful of others. Yet psychologists like […]

Confidence Comes from Appreciating the Beauty of Your Texture

“Confidence doesn’t come from thinking you’re perfect or flawless. That’s arrogance. Confidence comes from appreciating the beauty of your texture.” ~Jeanette Walls I love the idea of seeing what we might normally call our “flaws”, “weaknesses” or “faults” as part of our texture that makes us who we are and is part of our beauty. […]

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