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In this kickoff episode to Season 3 of Just Around the Corner, Dennis Mansfield explores the counterproductive qualities of human nature and how they affect our daily lives. Join us as we discuss the difference between good pride and bad pride, and how to deal with the issue of humility. We'll also hear personal stories from Dennis about his own experiences with pride and loss, and how they've shaped his perspective on life.
- The strange thing about humility
- The importance of understanding good pride vs. bad pride
- The impact of deep addiction on loved ones
- The reality of losing and what it really means
- Personal stories from Dennis about his own experiences with pride and loss
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Tune in to this thought-provoking episode to gain a deeper understanding of these complex human emotions and how to navigate them in your own life.
In this episode, Dennis Mansfield explores the topics of humility and pride. He discusses how humility and pride can be counterproductive qualities in human nature and how it is difficult to deal with these issues. He shares personal experiences with humility and pride, including the loss of his son due to drug addiction and how he had to deal with the issue of pride and arrogance. He also talks about the difference between good pride and bad pride and how bad pride can be anchored to selfishness and the need to be number one.
Dennis highlights the importance of compassion and understanding when dealing with loved ones who are involved in deep addiction. He also talks about the reality of good pride, which is being proud of working hard and being a part of something larger than oneself.
The episode also includes a discussion on the true characters of arrogance, vanity, pride, and ignorance. Dennis shares the story of Theodore Roosevelt and how he dealt with the loss of his wife and mother on the same day. He also discusses his own experience in recently running for state senate and how it changed his perspective on losing.
Overall, this episode encourages listeners to be aware of the reality of good pride versus bad pride and to embrace humility in their lives. When we are aware of these things, the things that matter will matter in a wonderful way.