“I got grateful when I got fired. I said ‘How many people get to get fired and it’s on the front page of The Wall Street Journal?’”
Sallie had a point there. 99% of the people on this planet would do anything to have her life, even on the day she got fired.
It's easy to get stuck in comparing yourself to a peer group (like other absurdly well-paid executives), and decide that things aren't going well, even when life is really a bowl of freakin' cherries!