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    Medium | Aaron Nichols | 12/24/20 | 4 min
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    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekScribe
      1 month ago

      Excellent Micro-Dose Read

      Thank U 🙏🏼 Medium

      “What am I going to do, start getting pissed off now? Every other time I’ve gotten pissed off it hasn’t helped me a damn bit.” Then he launched into one of his stories, of another time he was pissed off when he thought he was going to die in a malfunctioning plane. He put the anger away and landed.

      “Life is like that,” he told me. “No matter how pissed off you are, you still have to land the plane, and being pissed off isn’t going to help you one bit. You’ve got to make the best of it.”

      • Peachy1 month ago

        In a world where everyone is outraged about everything and everyone, and spewing vitriol—this was a message well received this morning. We need to live life more fully because it’s all we got. Well—as far as I know!!

    • Florian
      Reading streak
      1 month ago

      happiness is not something that you just go out and find. It is the byproduct of a well-lived life.

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      1 month ago

      A well-lived life has more to do with perspective than anything else. As long as you can laugh, there is hope.

    • TripleG
      Reading streakScout
      1 month ago

      Excellent lessons on living.

    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all timeScout
      1 month ago

      The more time you spent chasing money, the fewer stories you’ll have.