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Misery loves company.

People who are unhappy find comfort in the company of others who are unhappy, too. If you happen to be a relatively happy person, they will try to bring you down so you are more on their level of misery. … Continue reading

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What goes around comes around.

Ahhhh, karma. Karma is a reliable force that inevitably comes – whether good or bad. We often need to remind ourselves that what goes around comes around. And when we have been wronged in some way, it is especially difficult … Continue reading

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Don’t judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.

It’s easy for us to look at someone else and judge what they are doing or how they are handling something. We are merely looking at a snapshot of their actions and not at what may have happened before or … Continue reading

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A good name is better than riches

King Solomon possessed unrivaled wisdom. Today’s adage comes straight from the Biblical book of Proverbs. No one challenges the idea that one’s reputation holds great value. A good reputation leads to trust. Trust leads to more options. Options allow us … Continue reading

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You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink it.

You can give someone an opportunity or you can show them a path, but they must choose to take it for themselves. This saying also fits well with trying to helping someone. You can give them all the tools and … Continue reading

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If you can’t bite, never show your teeth

The other day, I mentioned a little about confrontation. I wanted to delve deeper into the point with today’s adage. When one enters into a confrontation, presence of mind is critical to succeed. That is not always possible.

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People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

People shouldn’t judge or criticize someone else for having the same flaws that they have. By doing so, it takes the focus off of themselves and onto someone else, creating a nice little buffer of cognitive dissonance. It’s easier for … Continue reading

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