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(posted: June 2nd, 2010)
If I found myself in a situation that was not going well, or was looking like the outcome would be bad, I didn't think about how my attitude or outlook was contributing to the whole formula. Although I would want a different outcome, I didn't think to try to take control of it by controlling or at least actively engaging in my personal thought processes.
Rather than actively engaging in mental and emotional progress that would help me get better reuslts, I used to just say things like "I sure hope things will change…" Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change.
"If you want to have more, you first have to become more. Go to work on yourself harder than you do on your job. Success is something you attract by the person you become."
So many of us have grown up surrounded in an environment poisoned with negative influences and feedback. When one has that background in their formative years and the journey into adulthood comes a long, it can be like sitting on the launching pad with heavy weights in your payload and little fuel for your rockets. It can even cause one to think that a negative, or pessimistic life is inevitable. It can cause one to have a constant feeling of doubt about them self or to the accepting of an under-performing life.
I have spent my adult life practicing and sharing the benefits of an optimistic attitude. Here are a few keys I would like to share with you that are excerpts from The Path to Success is Paved with Positive Thinking by Wally Amos:
I would love to hear your thoughts!