It ain't as bad as you think. It...

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Paul Henderson, REALTOR®, Fathom Realty WA LLC, Mason County, Washington's preferred real estate Agent & Broker


It ain't as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning!

Attributed to Colin Powell


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Comments (13)

Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Paul - Colin Powell was a very wise made when great human and leadership skills.

May 25, 2022 05:01 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I agree wholeheartedly Grant Schneider 

May 25, 2022 06:38 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Most things do indeed look better in the morning.

May 25, 2022 05:04 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

👍👍👍 yes indeed Kat Palmiotti 

May 25, 2022 06:37 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Paul. Have heard this one before! A calm mind is always more optimistic. Enjoy your day.

May 25, 2022 05:20 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Wayne Martin, talk about a positive outlook, well done 👍 

May 25, 2022 06:35 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Paul- another very positive outlook on life!!!   Thank you. 

May 25, 2022 05:25 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

When you live in a positive atmosphere you can afford a positive outlook Kathy Streib 

May 25, 2022 06:34 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

What a wonderful and wise man Colin Powell was, Paul. Few things in life are as bad as they might look in the moment. We need to pause and take a breath when something bad hits us.

May 25, 2022 05:33 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Nina Hollander, Broker, how true this is 🙂

May 25, 2022 06:32 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I don't know, some things tend to be worse in the morning, haha.  Keeping a positive attitude helps though.

May 25, 2022 06:02 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Brian England i do agree with your summation 😃

May 25, 2022 06:31 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Paul - perspective definitely has its place.  In thoughts and in practice.  Likely in other places too.  

May 25, 2022 06:27 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Michael Jacobs, wise words my friend 😃

May 25, 2022 06:29 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Paul, after a good night's sleep, the next morning, nothing looks as bad as it seemed.

May 25, 2022 07:01 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I have always found this to be true Joan Cox 

May 25, 2022 06:25 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I like your quote selection, Paul.

I hope you are having a very productive week.

May 25, 2022 08:27 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you Roy Kelley 

May 25, 2022 06:24 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Paul and Colin Powell was a wise man and had a great way at looking at things.  Make it a great day!


May 25, 2022 09:07 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

He was a great general and leader Will Hamm 

May 25, 2022 06:24 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Yup it always does if that's the way a day has gone.  Get a good nights sleep and re-set in the morning Paul!

May 25, 2022 10:40 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

No reason to lose sleep Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker 

May 25, 2022 06:22 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

good evening Paul,

Love the quote from Colin Powell..he has a wonderful way of looking at life and certainly left us some great quotes!

May 25, 2022 06:01 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That he did Dorie Dillard Austin TX 

May 25, 2022 06:21 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Colin Powell provides a lot of wisdom in those words, Paul.  

May 25, 2022 08:22 PM