Tag Archives: psychology

Attitude is what determines altitude

A lovely story in the news today tells how blind adventurer, Miles Hilton-Barber, completed a journey half way around the world in his microlight. In an interview he remarked that “The only thing holding me back was five inches, the distance between my ears. Attitude is what determines altitude.” After losing his sight nearly 25 […]

Expecting the best is best

Scientists from Seattle Pacific University, and the University of Washington have disproved the old adage that the lower your expectations, the happier you should be following success and the less disappointed you should be following failure. In fact, the opposite turned out to be true. Students were asked how well they expected to do in […]