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How To Survive Crushing Disappointments

Michele Willens | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty
Michele Willens

The issue isn't really about the jobs that went to someone else, or the awards or the roles. Those disappointments are devastating, period. But it's how we fight back, not to show that they were wrong, but to convince ourselves we were right.

Great Expectations = Great Disappointments

Bradley Foster | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

There are two sides to expectations. We have to manage our own expectations and we have to be aware of others' expectations of us. Disappointment is a two-way street.

Disaster or Opportunity? You Choose

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Looking back at such experiences we often realize they weren't nearly as bad as they seemed. In fact, sometimes they even turned out to have a lot of benefits, yet at the time they seemed like disasters.

6 Strategies To Prevent Disappointment

Tamar Chansky | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

You can't always get what you want. The Rolling Stones called it. But these words are as much disregarded as they are immortal. How do we prevent unmet expectations from derailing us?

Celebrate a Little Victory Every Day

Nancy Deville | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

You can liken celebrating a little victory every day to positive childrearing -- in other words, by praising yourself and acknowledging your little victory, you're being your own nurturing adult.

The Biggest Political Disappointments Of 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We're not your parents, but we're still disappointed. Take a look back at the biggest political flops of 2009 and vote on the year's biggest letdown. ...