The first paragraph is the classic Steinbeck novel, The Grapes of Wrath, depicting how the earth had become useless for farmers. This was "the dust bowl." When I asked ChatGPT to improve it, the result was a reversal in the meaning,
Low self-esteem can be so chronic that people suffering from it actually extend it to others. This is called "projection." For example, if you relate a problem with service or products or any experience, no matter how egregiously someone else's
What is your default introspection? Do you "automatically" review defeats, regrets, setbacks? Or do you consider victories, learning from defeats, help you've provided, generosity you've extended? The way we talk to ourselves about the past informs our current and future behaviors.
The primary trait in personal growth is accountability. There are adults still blaming their parents, employees blaming the boss, pseudo-Marxists blaming capitalism, frustrated talents blaming the "in crowd." There are bad breaks, luck, and accidents. But Branch Rickey, the general manager of
British Air put bright, yellow stickers on our luggage indicating "first class." And at Heathrow, those stickers were still affixed—as our bags came out dead last! But I realized that was better than their not arriving at all. So, when threatened