The Telegraph
Sunday , June 1 , 2014

Old lessons

One hundred and seventy-five years ago, when Queen Victoria was two years into her reign, Calcutta had for the occupant of its stately Government House, George Eden, the First Earl of Auckland. Remembered very negatively for disastrous campaigns in Afghanistan and the de-throning of Dost Mohammed ...   | Read..
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Don’t be like those people who believe in “positive thinking” and tell themselves that they’re loved and strong and capable. You don’t need to do that because you know it already. And when you doubt it — which happens, I think, quite often at this stage of evolution — do as I suggested. Instead of trying to prove that you’re better than you think, just laugh. Laugh at your worries and insecurities. View your anxieties with humor. — PAULO COELHO