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Staying Positive Secrets

How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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Night and Day

emoticon Remember, to lay things to rest at night--not just yourself, physically; but lay to rest those things of stress, strain, and temporary failure. In the morning, just as your body is refreshed; so should your life. Start anew, and plan a new day--a new life.
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- Submitted by MZSPB1 3/27/2010 in Staying Positive | 0 Comments

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ChampionSpeak

Talking to myself as a winner helps me banish the negative voice and keeps me pumped. I call it ChampionSpeak because I know that those Olympic athletes probably talk to themselves the same way and I want to get a gold medal too.

- Submitted by LUCKYONE60 3/27/2010 in Staying Positive | 0 Comments

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Reading Spark People Motivational Articles

I have 135 pounds to lose. Sometimes I wonder if I will make it. When I start to have doubts I love to read the stories of others who have lost as much or more than I have to lose. If they can do it I reason so can I.

- Submitted by SANDYBRUNO 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 2 Comments

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Permission to Fail, Not to Quit

I am going to have good and bad days. I do not flog myself over every little misstep, but I also know that giving up is not an option and accountability is key. I note where I fail (and my responsibility in that failure) and make a measurable plan to help avoid that situation in the future.

- Submitted by RUSSELLORAMA 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 4 Comments

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Give to Get

When you are feeling blah, bored, useless, or need to just do something different, then give of your time.
When you go volunteer to help others the blahs immediately disappear, you aren't bored because you are physically and/or mentally busy. You can't feel useless. And it may be new for you. Do it

- Submitted by LAURABELIEVES 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 0 Comments

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BOTTOM LINE FOCUS

IF YOU FOCUS ON WHATEVER YOU WANT AND THINK POSITIVE ABOUT IT NO MATTER WHAT IT IS YOU'LL HAVE IT.
POSITIVE FOR POSITIVE RESULTS
NEGATIVE FOR NEGATIVE RESULTS.

- Submitted by ANGLEFACE4 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 1 Comment

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Have a throw-away day once a month

Have one unscheduled day a month, where you get together with your friends, have a movie marathon or whatever and eat whatever you want (as long as you're hungry- don't eat for the sake of eating!). It always helps me de-stress and therefore not become too uptight :)

- Submitted by AKUREI 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 3 Comments

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Fowarding looking, forward thinking

The secret I have found is to always look forward..Indulged today ( or at one meal)? That's okay, its one day. One meal) .Track and plan healthy choices for tomorrow ( the next meal).
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- Submitted by BEANPOD77 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 2 Comments

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Dont let others attitude affect your intentions for a positive day !!!

To stay positive we have to learn to stay away or not listen to negative people !!!! If you have ever been really happy and somone negative messes up your happy mood than you know what I mean.A good support group is a great way to stay positive.TOPS is great and very affordable and so is OA.

- Submitted by SHEIBUN 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 1 Comment

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"Curse jars"

I got this idea when I saw a curse jar on the desk of someone I was visiting. Instead of putting in a dollar every time I curse, I draw a paper from the jar I keep on my desk. I list things that I can do from work in a quick few minutes, like run 2 flights of steps, do 20 sit ups, etc.

- Submitted by DIALY_STORM 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 0 Comments
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