Month: August 2010

Why Pride Always Precedes A Fall

I’ve always been fascinated with the phrase “pride goes before a fall” and I’ve always wondered why.  A recent article by Seth Borenstein of the Associated Press provides us with some terrific insight.  As it turns out, when many people experience success, it leads to overconfidence and excessive pride or arrogance–I’m the expert and I…

Golden Rules For Living

I was cleaning out some files the other day and came across a copy of Ann Landers’ Golden Rules for Living.  They first appeared in her column in December, 1986.  They’re still very applicable today, so I thought I’d pass them on to you. If you open it, close it. If you turn it on,…