“‘Do not send to find for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.’ Nothing to that. The reason why the fellow is saying, ‘I have been betrayed, look at me’ is because he did it to me and he—you see? And ‘he’ and ‘me,’ in this case, are the same thing. …
“Furthermore—this is totally mechanical—there is no admiration really connected with being betrayed or being ridiculed, so nothing came along and admired it out of existence. That which is not admired endures. So betrayal endures. Nobody admires betrayal, much less the person who was betrayed, and he’s the person who should admire it out of existence.”
“The Pessimist complains about the wind, the Optimist expects it to change and the Realist adjusts his sails.”
An Unknown Author
Your action for today is to think of a current challenge you’re facing and notice whether you’re complaining about it, hoping it will change or meeting it head on with a great attitude.