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Creating your own luck on St. Patrick’s Day

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(KTVI) - Luck of the Irish is a popular phrase heard on St. Patrick's Day. But truth be told, are the Irish really luckier than non-Irish or can we all be equally lucky?

Nikki Yankee says yes. She is a therapist who specializes in depression, mood disorders and relationship issues. Yankee said studies show that luck is a state of mind.

Yankee talks to John Pertzborn about creating your own luck.

Nikki Yankee's tips for creating luck:

  • Consider yourself lucky
  • Shift your focus
  • Take more risks
  • Brush off failure
  • Break familiar patterns