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As life throws obstacles are us - at trust me it will - remember that it is what you DO with those obstacles that matter. As Orison Swett Marden once said "most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them."
Sharing my positive attitude and the good I see in others comes right back tenfold ;^) When I see someone in a nice outfit or a pretty hairdo or a smile on their face I tell them even strangers. It seems to brighten their day and brightens mine as well ;^)
It is no secret to just keeping your chin up (with a smile) and the blues down. Remember no one likes to hear down, down, down stuff, even you. So always think of the brighter side of every thing. Even if it is troubling you. There is some one else in this world that has it alot worse then you or me.
We can think positive or we can think negative.
Whether it's in regard to tracking food, exercising, maintaining a streak, or even negative self talk, I've chosen a mantra to help keep me focused. I write or say to myself, "How badly do I really want this?" My action is my answer.
Whether you woke up on the wrong side of the bed or can't catch a break no matter what you're doing...you can take 5 minutes. (Go outside or to the bathroom if there are others around) Concentrate on your breathing and find where you are feeling the stress in your body.