“She taught her children to trust in themselves and each other, not blame others for their misfortunes, and give their best effort in everything they attempted.When we fell down, she expected us to pick ourselves up and get going again. So the advice my mother gave to me then ….has stayed with me all my life. ‘Joseph,’ she said, ‘come what may, and love it.’
Learn to LaughThe first thing we can do is learn to laugh.Have you ever seen an angry driver who, when someone else makes a mistake, reacts as though that person has insulted his honor, his family, his dog, and his ancestors all the way back to Adam? Or have you had an encounter with an overhanging cupboard door left open at the wrong place and the wrong time which has been cursed, condemned, and avenged by a sore-headed victim?There is an antidote for times such as these: learn to laugh.