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The True Meaning of Luck

How do you feel when people tell you that you’re lucky?

Do you think “Gosh, you’re right!  Life has handed me some pretty amazing things!” or “Yeah, I guess so. But I haven’t won the lottery yet and that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow has been surprisingly elusive!’ or “If by ‘lucky’ you mean ‘really, really hard working and proactive’ then yes! I’m super lucky!”

A few years ago, a friend told me that I was one of the luckiest people she knew. And while I was incredibly flattered I wasn’t exactly sure if I believed her. For me, ‘luck’ is a combination of positive thinking and, well – I’ll tell you what my Grandpa Greenie (yes, that was his real name!) had to say about luck. Watch this video for more!

In the comments below, tell me about your ‘luckiest’ moments. How hard did you work to create that luck? How did you prepare for it?

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