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Lessons from ME/CFS: Finding Meaning in the Suffering
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The Stockdale Paradox

Discussion in 'Lifestyle Management' started by moblet, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. moblet

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    I first heard about the Stockdale Paradox while working in the NGO sector in the developing world, but I think it's far more applicable to us than anyone else.
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    Can well identify with that moblet - the sort of "mindset" is about where I am. Thanks for posting the "Stockdale Paradox" (awful time they had and very brave).
  3. Mark

    Mark Acting CEO

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    Great stuff!

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    SOC Moderator and Senior Member

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    Wonderful!

    Exactly the mindset we need to survive and succeed with our illness.
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    "You must retain faith that you will prevail in the end, regardless of the difficulties" - this sounds like false optimism to me.

    "You must confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be." - this is what I've always believed is the key to success.

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