Stop Whining and Start Requesting

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“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou You probably have coworkers who annually grumble about their salary adjustments or getting overlooked for promotions. You may have relatives who mutter about their significant others not doing nearly enough around the house. You likely have friends who “just can’t get right,” believe everything is stacked against them, and that the world purposely keeps them from having what they deserve. All these people want something they aren’t getting. You…...

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Adrian Potter Adrian S. Potter is an author, engineer, consultant, and public speaker. He writes poetry, short fiction, essays, and articles on a variety of subjects including creativity and personal growth. He is the author of the poetry collection Everything Wrong Feels Right. Adrian’s words have appeared in Roads & Bridges Magazine, LILIPOH, North American Review, and Kansas City Voices.