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An Overview of Positive Thinking

Is there something negative about positive thinking? Judging by the titles of some books and the headlines of some newspaper and magazine articles, I can easily see how people could become confused. For example, an article in the May 2011 issue of Scientific American plants seeds of doubt with this title, Can Positive Thinking Be Negative? And the July 4, …

Our Attitude Is the Forerunner of Our Circumstances

We all would like to be successful. Yet, many have thousands of reasons why they cannot succeed. In truth, all we need is one reason why we can or cannot. That one reason is attitude. Nothing is more important: not education, aptitude, health, wealth, or opportunity. Great men and women share this opinion. For example, Thomas Jefferson wrote “Nothing can …

The Key to Success and Happiness Boils down to Attitude

Tony is a 21-year-old American, living in California, who makes the following comments: Q 1: “I have a real stale attitude. Life is tough right now and it’s hard for me to stay positive. I’ve lost friends, my girlfriend, my enthusiasm, and sense of humor, all because of my attitude towards things. Can you help?” A: Well, Tony, although you …

Positive Attitude is the Key to Success

“You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you”. – Brian Tracy When we observe our surroundings, the environment and the people living within and around us, we learn that the world is a difficult place …

Attitude is Everything

by Jim Rohn The process of human change begins within us. We all have tremendous potential. We all desire good results from our efforts. Most of us are willing to work hard and to pay the price that success and happiness demand. Each of us has the ability to put our unique human potential into action and to acquire a …

Attitude: Your Key to Success

If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude We all would like to be successful. Yet, many have thousands of reasons why they cannot succeed. In truth, all we need is one reason why we can. That one reason is attitude. Nothing is more important: not education, aptitude, health, wealth, or opportunity. Great men and women share this opinion. …

It’s time to think about what you’re thinking about – Pt 1

Doris is unhappy because she thinks life is unfair. Hal is always angry because everyone he meets is a jerk. Beth is always getting into arguments because everyone is trying to take advantage of her. Frank can’t hold a job because he refuses to put up with office politics. It’s time for the truth to be known. Doris’ problem isn’t …

Pessimists complain about the noise when opportunity knocks

Optimists and pessimists, we’ve all met both. On awakening, optimists open the window and say with a smile, “Good morning, God!” Pessimists? They rub their eyes; clear their throat; look out the window and say with a frown, “Good god, morning!” Pessimists always see the dark side of clouds. Optimists? They don’t see the clouds at all because they’re walking …

‘Negativitis’ cripples the human spirit

Does it seem strange that some people COMPLAIN they don’t have enough TIME to be happy, yet they find enough time to be sad? Not really. You see, their deplorable plight has nothing to do with having sufficient or insufficient time. It has everything to do with complaining. After all, complaining is the negation of happiness. It’s impossible to complain …

Tips to changing our attitude or the way we view the world

If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress (David Rockerfeller) You say you’re not satisfied? Things could be better? Great! You’re well on the road to moving forward. For the seed of progress is the need for improvement. According to Eugene V. Debs, “If it had not been for the discontent of a few fellows …