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    “The Key is Laughing at Yourself.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

    Best Sixes Image 20141031Everyone faces difficulties in life. How you deal with those challenges can be as important as the hardships you face. This week’s Sixes highlighted how attitude (“The key is laughing at yourself”) and perspective (“Broken pieces make up beautiful mosaics.”) influence your outlook. Although some adversity tests our limits (“Heart aches from carrying a mattress.”), Sixers know we are compelled to overcome. –Shauna Greene

    Most upside: “that’s the thing about hitting bottom…” –amanda.sunshine

    Best side of the fence: –On better side of cancer’s ‘50%’DynamicDbytheC
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    Least discouraged: “They said: ‘It’s impossible.’ It wasn’t.” –matthewlingren

    Best perspective: “Broken pieces make up beautiful mosaics.” –DeTiix

    Hardest burden:Heart aches from carrying a mattress.” –TheAngstyPoet
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    Best advice: “The key is laughing at yourself.” –ChristineMacdonald

    Plus! Show us what you’ve got in SixContest #39: “Sell Yourself in Just Six Words.” Contest ends Friday, 11/7 at 3pm ET.

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