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What Happened is Irrelevant; How You React is What Counts

Written By Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Dave Anthony

Founder & Owner of: The UnSchool

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor and Successful Living Writer


Reactions are the emblems of our lives. The way we respond or lack thereof can determine the result of so much, that it is always very wise to think before you act. From wars to politics, friendships, relationships, careers, and so much more. Our reactions can make or break not only long built connections but also throw us completely off course and drastically realign our life’s path.

Personally, I have had many disappointments and low points in my life. I have been bullied, I have been hungry, I have lost loved ones, and I have had business failures among many other things. The way I reacted to those low points has determined my fate and my ability to be here writing this article today; as the possibilities of where I could be if I had reacted in another way to all those moments are endless.

Have you really ever taken the time to analyze the situations you have been through in life, and how your reactions created a whole new path for you? What if you had reacted by giving up the first time you failed your driving test; what if you had said no to marrying the love of your life; what if you had decided to call out from the interview that landed your dream job; what if Donald Trump had drop out of the Presidential race after p*ssygate. Life has so many possibilities, and how you respond or react to something not only determines the present, but even more so, the future.

We are human, and many times our emotions will get the better of us. However, learning to think before we react is key to success and everyday living. The reactions we have now can affect not only our futures but also those of our loved ones, friends, and associates. How we react to failure, disappointment, triumph, grief, heartache, hatred, deceit, grudge, hunger, happiness and kindness will decide the true measure of who you are.


Article Credits: Dave Anthony

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor

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  1. […] What Happened is Irrelevant; How You React is What Counts (1 min read) — Millionaire’s Diges… […]

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    Jerod Killick 1 year ago

    Change yourself and change the world. Try to change the world first, and feel horribly frustrated.

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    Dacian 1 year ago

    Beautifully said!

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    deetchanya 1 year ago

    true words

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    Surya Pratap 1 year ago

    True.. all that matters is how you reflect it. Nothing can really overpower you

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    layvi444 12 months ago

    Every action is a decision which creates new opportunities, realizing this has helped me be more positive in situations that didn’t work out the way I’d liked

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      Dave Anthony 12 months ago

      Thanks for your feedback and it’s good to know that you’ve come to the realization that your actions matter. One Love!

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    Robert Omwa 11 months ago

    Thanks

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    thegirlnextdoor 11 months ago

    How we react to failure, disappointment, triumph, grief, heartache, hatred, deceit, grudge, hunger, happiness and kindness will decide the true measure of who you are! This is so true

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    williwash 11 months ago

    Reblogged this on WilliWash.

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    Angie Sim 11 months ago

    Thanks for sharing! I definitely agree. I remember comparing how I reacted and how my brother reacted to my parents divorce. Rather than the divorce itself, I think it’s what I made out of it that had a large impact on my life.

    Thanks for sharing!

    angieyhsim.wordpress.com

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    akashpowkky 11 months ago

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    Bhavya Pal 10 months ago

    This article got me totally. I could relate to every word. 👍👍
    https://herunicornisland.wordpress.com

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    depatridge 9 months ago

    Reblogged this on Matthews' Blog and commented:
    Dave, you got it nailed. A great piece I dare say. I am completely in with you on your thoughts.

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