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When Nothing Is Going Your Way

When Nothing Is Going Your Way

Originally published 2/6/2016

I used to have this misconception that successful, optimistic people were happy all the time.  I thought that they let the little things roll off their shoulders, and they focused only on the lessons of a hardship and always found the silver lining.  Because of this erroneous thinking, it took me a long time to figure out how to handle situations when nothing seemed to be going my way.

When I woke up on the wrong side of the bed, or when the chips seemed stacked against me...