The Upside of Loss | Todd Lombardo

January 14, 2015 6:16 PM

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It's everywhere you look, if you're looking. Losing the game, losing a friend, losing your cool. Whatever's no longer meant to be, gone. Or if you're not a believer in fate, then statistical probability at the very least: you can't win 'em all. We chalk it up to another failure, another why me, we stare down into that hole, regret knocking at our door, wondering what might happen if we lean too far forward.

It's a new year, and I made all these resolutions I'm sure to break. But the one thing I want to work harder at is seeing the silver lining, looking at the glass half-full, rather than shattered on the floor. Loss is a tough nut to crack with this perspective. There's nothing more universal, the com...

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