Readers digest funny anecdotes about dating
Wouldn’t we all love to have that kind of rags to riches story? (Although I’d stick with just rags to comfortable….) There were three big points that stood out to me today in this excerpt from her book.
One: She says that she was already living her greatest fear–poverty–so she had nothing else to fear when she took her risk to work on her books. Sometimes we have to be in a really bad place before we get desperate enough to take the risks and make the changes that will give us our best lives.
And finally three: This is a big one that I learned first from my therapist and then from life.
Rowling says “The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive.” So true!
FML Today, the guy I made cookies for, spent hours getting ready for, and drove 3 hours in traffic to see never actually wanted me to come.
When I knocked on his door, he opened it, but immediately closed it in my face.
If we didn’t have anything else to fear, I wonder how many huge leaps we would make towards success?
Two: she points out that if she had “really succeeded at anything else, [she] might never have found the determination to succeed” at writing.
The story that really got my attention today was an excerpt from the book Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination by J. Rowling, (of Harry Potter fame.) She made some good points that I have also heard from my therapist, (who is really wise!This Reader’s Digest clip is only one page long, yet so full of wisdom and inspiration.I just ordered the whole book because I want to learn from Rowling’s success story!He then texted me saying, "I met someone else." FML OP here.Yes, there is more to the situation that I could not explain with so few characters.