Personal Development

To succeed or not to succeed

by Queen D, January 28, 2015

My guilty pleasure is those #FAIL pictures, especially the sports-related ones. I firmly believe that it’s OK for me to giggle at other people’s flubs because walking without tripping is a hysterical challenge I face on a regular basis. Sports history is laden with examples of epic fails or classic “chokes.” In the 1996 Masters […]

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Attitude & Lifestyle

Are you the optimist’s doughnut or the pessimist’s hole?

by Queen D, July 11, 2012

There are some benefits to having a more cynical view of life. As Pulitzer-Prize winner George F. Will put it, “The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.”  Insightful, don’t you think? Research by Gibson and Sanbonmatsu (2004) suggests that pessimists may be better […]

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