Optimism isn’t always constructive.

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How do you make a poor man rich? You make him wonder.

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Sometimes we don’t need every answer. Sometimes the question in itself is enough.

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Can making sense of who we might have been help us understand who we are?

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How surprising can the recent riots at the Capitol be?

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What if thoughtfulness is the new mindfulness?

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Anticipation is a key component of joy.

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If it’s not painful, it’s not worth the effort.

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Sometimes sincerity takes a few drafts

Nine Post-Its attached to the wall with a woman’s hand grabbing one
Nine Post-Its attached to the wall with a woman’s hand grabbing one
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Marianna Saver

I write to understand what I don’t know. I also send monthly love notes: bit.ly/themorningair

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