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    Erik Torenberg's Thoughts | Erik Torenberg | 3/8/21 | 6 min
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    Erik Torenberg's Thoughts
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    • deephdave
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      1 month ago

      If you can remain calm & upbeat, even when you're getting punched in the jaw, you’ll bounce back quicker. Laughing off your losses helps redirect focus and prevents making bad decisions out of anger.

      • DellwoodBarker
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        1 month ago

        The first sentence above brings to mind a similar sentiment Leonard Peltier writes in his book Prison Writings when he speaks of the ideal way to be present in your body when getting beat up in prison to allow for the least possible internal injuries.

    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      Why does laughing imply "take less seriously" instead of "I take this so seriously I'm nervous to talk about it?"

      Revelatory, personally speaking.

      Pretty sure I have commented this before: I would love to see an increased importation of more quality humorous reads in ReadUp.