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What is Success?
Per Google, "Success" is defined as: the accomplishment of an aim or
purpose; the attainment of popularity or profit; a person or thing that
achieves desired aims or attains prosperity.
We see people with large homes, big businesses and flashy cars. Most
commonly, these are considered "successful people" and regarding their
financial worth this is probably true.
But are they really successful in life?
Do these "successful" people have true friends that they can trust or are
those people merely hanging around to benefit from the successful person?
I knew a very wealthy man. His home was worth millions. The art hanging on
his wall was worth many more millions.
His only "friend" was an employee which hung around for the pay. His family
didn't trust him. I was the closest thing to a real friend he had and he
betrayed me over a $124 worth of pay (he was forced to pay it later).
Was this man successful?
If misery and loneliness are calculated as valuable, he was. His assets did
not include friends nor trusting family members.
There's an old proverb about King who came down with Melancholia. The
cure for this was said to be the shirt of a happy man which the King must
wear. To make a long story short, they found a happy man but he did not
own a shirt. (There are several variation of this tale :-)
My friend had many fine shirts but he was not happy.
Happiness and Confidence
Friends and caring family provide you with resources though you may never
use them. Just knowing the resources are there give you a happiness and
confidence that everything will be okay.
Knowledge of life, the mind hugely help create confidence.
Taking responsibility to pass on knowledge and to help others creates
happiness for me and many others.
"A person is only as valuable as he aids others in their games of survival!"
Quoting myself :-)
My Out Reach
I've been posting to Twitter since May 2009. As of the date of this article, I
have posted to Twitter 505,907 times. I have 77.1K followers. If you add my
other social networks, the posting numbers are greater and my connections
number over 80K.
I share a lot of information, knowledge! See my page Articles and Stories.
I am a happy man who does own several shirts.
While I don't live in a 40 room mansion, I do sleep indoors and drive a very
nice Prius V.
My success is broad in life and I have no worries. #EverythinWill_B_OK!
How About You?
Many situations in life are difficult to resolve from inside the situation. It's like
not being able to see the forest because of all the trees.
Simple questions can get a person to back up out of the trees and see the
I've had many great successes at helping people to solve their own
A few related articles:
The Warring Couple
Communication Handles All Problems: Jane versus Sam
Communication Handles All Problems: Frank versus Renter.
Feel Free to Communicate with Me!
I am open to communication. Email me Carl @ carlwattsartist .com (remove
spaces). Call me and leave a message 818_400_2035.