Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Learning from people who never get the blues
(Part 3 of 6)


Individuals who possess a steady character tend to be persistent and entrepreneurial. Their capacity to maintain an even mood in tough situations does not come from lack of empathy, but from moral nobility.

You will not see these persons worry for longer than the short time they need to readjust their course of action. Their attitude leans towards the future by making the best of their past. Each of us can acquire the five elements that form their character:

[1] A fair assessment of the impact of time on human affairs: in an era when most people can expect to live 70 years of age, we should never allow defeat to sink our spirits. A man who has acquired a proper perspective of life does not anger himself at every obstacle or inconvenience.

If your goals are sensible and worthy, you should have plenty of time to pursue them. Even though success is not guaranteed, your heart should allow no space to anxiety. Make the commitment to develop a calm perspective and banish discouragement from your thoughts.

To be continued in Part 4

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