As you probably know, Forbes issues a list every year of the richest 100 people on the planet.
Now someone has produced a list of the poorest 100 on the planet.
Each person is photographed against a simple blue backdrop.
If you click on a picture, you can read the story of the person.
Suddenly, poverty and misery are no longer abstract.
They have a face, a personality, a history.
You can even type in your revenue and find out where you are in relation to the rest of the planet in percentage terms.
Think you need more money?
Look at your percentage and think again.
Think you’re between a rock and a hard place?
If you’ve been reading these posts for any length of time, you’ll know I’m a great believer in the necessity of being thankful.
Of consciously being thankful.
I defy you to visit this site and not feel thankful for what you have.
I hear a lot of people complaining about their daily lot and filled with incredible negativity.
Jealous over trivia.
It’s time to stop pretending that you’re a victim and get a life.
Reading these stories might just help you do that.
May your life never become an endurance test!