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Challenging News, Good Attitude

Frequently in life, we are confronted by challenging news. Consider, for example, going to the doctor and getting diagnosed with a life threatening illness. There is no way around it, this is unsettling news. However, how we deal with this news is going to have considerable impact on overcoming the challenge we are facing.

First of all, notice that I referred to challenging rather than bad news. The Taoist tale called

    We’ll See

comes to mind. In it, an old man on a farm in China is met with a variety of circumstances we might be quick to label as good or bad. In fact, his neighbor comments on each event impacting the old man, claiming it to be favorable or unfavorable. The old man, however, reacts to the circumstances by saying, “Maybe good, maybe bad, we’ll see.”

This story points out that when we get news, news that we commonly perceive as good or bad, we really only know part of the story. The reason is that an event, in and of itself, may certainly affect our lives yet how we react to that event is equally if not more important.

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Top NCAA Tournament Bound Teams; Quick Insights

Last week, we provided you some analysis on bubble teams who may or may not make the NCAA Tournament. This week, our Editor in Chief and sports commentator

Soft Lights, Soothing Music

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Bobby Rooney, Boxing Bobby Rooney

Articulate and Knowledgeable, Former Professional Boxer/Current Boxing Trainer Bobby Rooney Lends Insight into Potential Mayweather/McGregor Boxing Match, More

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Tiny the Giraffe, a Tale

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Neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier Super Bowl Bound: Gives Tips For Brain Healthy Super Bowl Foods

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Super Bowl 51, New England vs Atlanta: A Quick Breakdown; Who has the Edge?

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NFL Pro Bowl Back to Traditional Format: What to Look For

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Lady Gaga, Cast Members of Hamilton Sure to Make Super 51 Unforgettable

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