How the Polish Mindset of “Cwaniak” Can Help You Bounce Back

Wisdom from the Warsaw hustler on how to live your best life.

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As someone with Polish ancestry, I grew up hearing all of the popular Polish jokes about mindlessness and stupidity — how do you keep a Polish person busy for hours? Put them in a circular room and tell them to go stand in the corner.




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