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Your 95 Percent

“You become what you think about.” ~ Earl Nightingale, The Strangest Secret I was chatting with a local cop who’s been on the force for more than twenty years. I don’t know Charles very well so I was just making small talk, but since he seemed so approachable I felt free to ask him a tough question. “You have to deal with a lot of crap,” I bluntly began. “Every day you see people at their worst. How do you deal with that? How do you not lose all faith in humanity? And he said something that changed the way I think about people. “Your 95 percent is what you are,” He declared. “What fills your days fills your mind. …