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Staying Positive Secrets

How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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Go Ahead Have Your Cake & Eat it Too....

Before we change what we do, it helps to change the way we think first.

When it comes to eating, many of us have an emotional relationship with food.

Without thinking, and often out of guilt, we use phrases like, "Im being good," "I didn't cheat today," or something I hear a lot, "I ...

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"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it." -Sai Baba
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Practicing Self Acceptance

After realizing how my negative self-talk was damaging everything about my life, I began speaking to myself as though I were a cherished loved one. It has really made a difference. Instead of, "omg, I'm SO fat!" I will say things like, "Wow, this outfit looks great" or "my eyes look incredibly prett...

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Plan ahead and Honesty!

The school year starts next week for me and that means BIG changes to my schedule. I have such a successful summer routine that I hate to see the school year start.

Changes in the seasons and changes in schedules need my attention if they are going to work! School days are a race against t...

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Giving yourself affirmations

I love to give myself positive affirmations a day. Like, I am a good wife, I am a good mother. I care about other people. I love myself for who I am. They really help with self esteem.

Part of giving yourself positive affirmations helps with your self care. You can't take care of someone else...

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Control? No Control?


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

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Finding the Feeling (written by Pam Young)

When you were little, did you try to get answers from daisies like, he loves me, he loves me not? Maiming daisies for answers seems a little cruel but there is another way. Have you ever asked a question and gone to a random book, on a random page for the answer? If you've never done it you don't ...

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Secret's To My Succuss

My biggest Secret is no secret at all, Never give up, push through, fight like hell, if you get down get back up and keep on moving. I have battled until I thought I was surely going to die, some how found more inside and kept on fighting.. God is my anchor and has seen me through Everything I have ...

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Awareness over 40

Only focus on how you feel about yourself. Inside and outside.

Others are not judging you. They are busy being hard on themselves just like you are.

Let it go, breathe, try your best and if today you do not feel your best is good enough ...try again tomorrow.

It was really har...

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Never give up!

I know that I am strong but there are days when it does always feel like it. But I have a very powerful Father on my side. He gives me the strength to go on and if I am too weak he carries me. The Lord my God reminds me daily to never give up and to always trust in Him.

Philippians 4:13 I cam...

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