The old saying goes — when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

But, in reality, you have an array of choices.

You can freeze them, hunt down the person that gave them to you (because it’s never just life) and you can throw them at their face. But, while revenge is sweet… this will just result in more lemons.

You can pick up a tub of Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia and weep about how unfair it is that you were dealt a big bag of lemons. But, while everyone loves Cherry Garcia nobody loves a weeper, and cherries won’t make the lemons go away.

Or, finally, you can throw the bag of lemons in the trash-bin and then work your ass off to find some oranges that actually taste good to eat and don’t take so much damn work.

I bolded the latter because the latter is the last route most people take (but the first they should) — when life gives you lemons, pitch them and then track down some oranges.

By Cole Schafer.

I can’t promise you candy but I can promise interesting thoughts.

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