The payment for this infringement is far more than you can handle financially at the moment.
What’s more, a misunderstanding at work suddenly gets you fired and you are now jobless. while leaving work that day you slip and stumble down the stairs and break your leg.
These are examples of three typical approaches that people might take in response to this dilemma.
I’m of course very much generalizing here with how people might respond, but it certainly does provide for an interesting study into how the attitude we bring into each situation affects how we approach the situation.
And as a realist, after assessing the situation we come to realize that a missing lottery ticket is really not that big of a deal given the opportunity cost involved.
No matter what problems you may confront or what setbacks you might suddenly experience, the attitude you bring into each situation makes all the difference in the world.
Throughout the remainder of this article let’s explore the differences in attitude between an optimist and pessimist when dealing with a major setback.
This setback you experience comes at you in several different ways… 🙂 Firstly you receive a substantial bill in the mail for a traffic infringement you weren’t aware of.
But it is often said that it’s not what happens to us that matters, but rather it all comes down to the attitude we bring into each situation.
What’s more, nothing has any meaning but the meaning we assign to it.