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Weekly Wisdom Newsletter #7

Updated: Oct 1, 2020

Published Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018

Hi All!

Here are this week's chosen learning points:

  1. Happiness: 50% of happiness is genetic disposition, 10-20% is based on life circumstances, and 30-40% is based on the way we think and act. (Source)

  2. Maintaining relationships with unhappy family members: This will be easier if you do two things. First, don't try to cheer them up; their happiness is not your responsibility. Second, acknowledge their perspective so they don't keep feeling the need to repeating it. (Source)

  3. Trivia: In China, students give teachers apple on Christmas as a symbol of wishing their teachers a healthy year ahead. (Source: My students gave me apples)

If you think someone else would find this newsletter useful, please forward it to them. Thanks, and have a wonderful week ahead!


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