Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% how I react to it .......Charles R Swindoll

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Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% how I react to it .......Charles R Swindoll

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What a Wise Man , I think I'll follow his advice , take a deep breath *Smile* and get on with the rest of my day.

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Most of his quotes are very religious, but I do agree with this one: “We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes.”

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We shouldn't undermine our impact on others, what we do can significantly improve or crap on someone's life.

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Sunny_the_skeptic Sunny_the_skeptic

Most of his quotes are very religious, but I do agree with this one: “We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes.”

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Will_Janitor Will_Janitor

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Swindoll is a Christian Pastor. So, it's not surprising the things he says would be religious. [Being a Christian is not a bad thing Will.]

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Budwick Budwick

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I didn't mean to give you that impression. I think he is a smart man, but I get more from this quote than many of the others that I read. ;)

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Will_Janitor Will_Janitor

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It's strange but from hundreds of quotes I have seen and used to post to friends on SH , only a few have struck a chord with me and this is one of them.

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Darkest_Serenity Darkest_Serenity OP

Totally agree. Take the emotions out and your reaction will be much better received.

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SynysterGates SynysterGates

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It's tough finding that balance between dealing with a situation calmly and it coming across as apathy at times (think)

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Darkest_Serenity Darkest_Serenity OP

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I just saw this picture and thought you'd appreciate it. :)

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Will_Janitor Will_Janitor

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Oh man Nazaré Portugal. They can go up to 60 feet. Great pic. love it. Thanks!

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SynysterGates SynysterGates

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That guy is surfing a 100 ft wave according to the writeup. :)

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Will_Janitor Will_Janitor

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That's very possible.There are about 5 areas where the waves can get as high as 100 feet. Jaws/Peahi Maui,
Teahupoo Tahiti, Costes banks. Mavericks, Santa Cruz and Nazare Portugal.

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SynysterGates SynysterGates

Definitely so Ser, I also probably spend 10% of my life feeling sorry for myself and 90% of my life just cracking on with it. 乂º◡º乂

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Ada Ada

https://youtu.be/A6_p5CV5plc

music always calms my sometimes Stormy Soul , brings me clarity of vision and allows me to truly see things how they really are. *blinkers off*

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Darkest_Serenity Darkest_Serenity OP

Oh I let my emotions get the best of me most of the time and I know this and it is something that I am working really hard on. I am trying to talk things through instead of getting pissed, walking away, hiding, breaking something or burning something to a crisp. Not an easy task but I am getting there.

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Lil_Princess Lil_Princess

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Life can sometimes be a test of endurance babe (hug)(l)

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Darkest_Serenity Darkest_Serenity OP

There are moments I let online people get to me and then I remember I'm an idiot for caring, and it stops.

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