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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

The Serenity Prayer works wonders for me: 

Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.
Mar 22, 2016 04:22 AM
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DEANNA EARLY - - ( NMLS # 268590 )
American National Bank & Trust - Smith Mountain Lake, VA
Highest Ranked Mortgage Loan Originator Virginia

N E X T  !

Mar 22, 2016 06:49 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Will,

Take a deep breath and focus on what is wonderful in my life.  A

Mar 22, 2016 02:23 AM
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Joy Bender
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

I'm with Susan Emo  I had a family tragedy back in 2011 and I could do nothing but stare into space or get back up.  The serenity prayer was the only thing that I could wrap my mind around

Mar 22, 2016 12:21 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Zombie targets.   3:)

Give yourself permission to be hurt, pissed off, indignant, disgusted, depressed and miserable. 1 HOUR. Then go do something physical or something that 'gets you out of mind' . . . and finally, overwrite your inner programming with so much gratitude for what is good in your life that the experience will dissipate. Itemize that list and be specific.

Also remember, Rejection Is Protection.

Nothing you didn't get is right for you anyway. Love what you have.

Mar 22, 2016 03:36 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

It is not always easy Will, I am so competitive.

Mar 22, 2016 02:55 AM
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Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
Re/Max Real Estate Connections - Haymarket, VA
HOME~There is no place like it!

I try to remember everything is situational. Sometimes I can control outcomes, and sometimes not. I have a tendency to beat myself up first, so have to step back and think to see if I could have done something differently.

Mar 22, 2016 02:31 AM
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Susan Laxson CRS
HomeSmart Professionals - La Quinta, CA
Local Knowledge & Global Network

Call and friend, take a walk, brush it off and begin again. Mostly Will, try to remember the good times and believe that this too shall pass.

Mar 22, 2016 02:14 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

For me it's always a form of mind over matter.

Mar 22, 2016 10:28 PM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Step away for a bit...

Mar 22, 2016 10:28 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Nothing like a ride in the car in between appointments to cool down, revive and listen to some Kenny Chesney or Luke Bryan to get your spirits up. 

Mar 22, 2016 10:14 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Move away from any negative feelings and thoughts and step into the most positive aspects of my experience here now. That can mean stepping into an action that moves me forward or a fun ineraction with friends. Whatever is here that is good is what I focus on. Past is past.

Mar 22, 2016 06:59 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Will. The only one that can get in my way is me, I will seldom get to a place of being down as I have a lot of support around me.

Mar 22, 2016 06:23 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

I play with Willie the Labradoodle.  It's hard to stay down around this guy!

Mar 22, 2016 01:18 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

Take a deep breath, think of something that is truly a life-changing problem and get over it!

Mar 22, 2016 01:17 PM
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Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

It depends on what happened and how major it was. If the let down was due to someone else, I deal with it differently and get over it much faster than if it was due to something I did and should have been able to control. If it was due to someone else, either lunch with a good friend to complain to or some retail therapy can do the trick. If it was due to me, I beat myself up and usually start cleaning the house to take out my anger and hostility since I am not fit company to be around when i get like that.

  

Mar 22, 2016 12:37 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I look to the sky

Mar 22, 2016 12:06 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Try to forget about it and get busy and back to work. When you dwell on it is when it pulls you down.

Mar 22, 2016 11:43 AM
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Jacqueline Brodt
Realty ONE Group - Huntington Beach, CA
Real Estate Agent serving Huntington Beach

I let it bother me for a bit but I know that I will learn from what ever experience has let me down. Then I pick myself up and say, "live and learn" and go on! :)

Life is short. Can't dwell on the negatives. I have too much to be happy about.

Mar 22, 2016 11:02 AM
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Melissa Jackson
Citiwide Alliance Realty - Weatherford, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Going to the gym, it's so easy to forget the outside world in there.  Talk with a friend - vent and let it go!  

Mar 22, 2016 10:12 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

After I let off a little steam, I bounce back very well.

Mar 22, 2016 08:28 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

The 5 minute rule. No bad news will derail my plan longer than 5 minutes!

Mar 22, 2016 07:52 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

By keeping my lows on an even keel as well as my highs. Smooth sailing it is

Mar 22, 2016 07:49 AM
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Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
President, Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc

Michael Jordan missed 12,345 shots he took in his career, and is considered the greatest basketball player of all time. We all get let down one time or another, but it is what you do afterwards that tells you what kind of person you are. If Jordan stopped shooting after he missed his first shot, then he wouldn't have become the greatest. This is what I think about if I miss a shot.

Mar 22, 2016 07:05 AM
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Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
RE/MAX Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, Santa Clarita

I stop working, take a break, get a good nights sleep, suffer and wake up ready to get back at it.

Mar 22, 2016 06:39 AM
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Christopher Pagli
William Raveis Legends Realty Group - Tarrytown, NY
"I Stay Open Until You Close"

I talk myself through issues when they arise.  Sometimes I get back up quicker then others.  It depends on how personal the issue is or I perceive it to be!

Mar 22, 2016 06:35 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Just keep in mind the overall goal - to enjoy my life, my family and all that I have

Mar 22, 2016 05:43 AM
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Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Having a good laugh with a friend.  Singing a favorite song.  

Mar 22, 2016 05:06 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

We start each day with a 'clean slate'

Mar 22, 2016 04:26 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

I just reflect on how blessed I Am and strike a positive attitude....

Mar 22, 2016 03:47 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Will Hamm Count to ten and walk away. Next!

Mar 22, 2016 03:41 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Just move on. 

Mar 22, 2016 03:38 AM
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

I bitch to Mike and he puts it in perspective.  Over it instantly.

Eve

 

Mar 22, 2016 03:19 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Try to focus on the positive or I take a break and go to the gym or play some video games to distract me.

Mar 22, 2016 03:04 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

It is simply human to be disappointed from time to time.

When that happens I say, "Annette, you can pity-party yourself until 10 then, get over it!" At 10 I repeat, "You can not go back. Always go forward."

Mar 22, 2016 02:46 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

we need to keep moving foward....onward and upward..... break the chains that bind you....

Mar 22, 2016 02:28 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Depends on who and how I was let down.

Jun 17, 2019 09:28 PM
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

Take a walk (alone) works best for me!

Sep 29, 2016 11:47 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It is hard, sometimes you just need to wait until the next day.

Mar 24, 2016 10:36 AM
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Debbie is my rock.  Being down is not allowed in her world. 

Mar 23, 2016 01:19 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

It's not always easy but just move on.   

Mar 23, 2016 12:59 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

parked and reading

Mar 22, 2016 10:18 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I sleep. it is like recharging for me. Or I turn myself with yoga or running. 

Mar 22, 2016 04:40 PM
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Raj Taj
RE/MAX - Lake Bluff, IL
Drive By Blessings!

Viagra 

Mar 22, 2016 01:40 PM
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Listen to and mirror positive affirmations.

Mar 22, 2016 09:12 AM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Isn't that what the boot straps are for! 

Mar 22, 2016 08:38 AM
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Joan Dickie
Keller Williams Premier Realty - La Crosse, WI
Keller Williams Premier Realty

Take  walk.  I also have a mix channel on Youtube of 80's hits that I put on and sing and dance to.  That works for me.

Mar 22, 2016 08:17 AM