Category Archives: Optimism

Thought for today Friday, December 16, 2016

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The power to live an extraordinary life is not defined by anything other than your willingness and desire to step out of the ordinary. Be daring and develop a vision of what is on the other side. Step into the unknown and live an extraordinary life.

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Thought for today Thursday, December 15, 2016

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Work like there’s no plan B. Adapt, Adjust and continue your journey. Plan B could be a distraction and become your excuse.

Thought for today Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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Gratitude is the most powerful connection you have with your higher self. Start each day giving thanks for everything you have. The moment you open your eyes in the morning it’s an opportunity to start anew; it’s an opportunity, right then and there to seize the day.

Thought for Today Monday, December 5, 2016

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Everyone has goals, aspirations, plans and wants. Everyone is looking for something different, perhaps something better. Everyone believes that somewhere out there there’s something to be claimed. Everyone is looking for their own pot of gold.

Everyone sets a goal because they believe that reaching this goal is the key to something. Everyone believes that opportunity awaits if only they reach this goal. Everyone thinks this. Well, at least they should.

Optimism

“Optimism enriches the present, enhances the future, challenges the improbable and helps you attain the impossible.”

Besides, being an optimist helps you experience increased  physical and mental health.  It is responsible for a substantial degree of reduced stress and more success.  And the good news is that becoming an optimist is really not hard work at all, not at all.

You can look at events in your life in one of two ways:  positive or negative.  When something “good” happens, do you step back and analyze?  Why did this happen?  Look at your strengths and you will see that they had a direct or indirect impact in the outcome.  It’s okay to give yourself credit.  When something “bad” happens do you use it as a learning experience?  Once again, step back and analyze.  What lead to this “bad” thing?  What could I have done different?  Live and Learn.  Remember that “we are not judged by the mistakes we make but by how we respond to those mistakes.”  Did you make a mistake, in judgment or otherwise, that lead to this not so favorable occurrence?  Remember that there will be plenty of times for you to do better in the future.

So, the key to Optimism is to maximize your successes and minimize your, well… your setbacks!

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Fighting the Fight

“What you fight, you strengthen. What you resist, persists” ~ Eckhart Tolle