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Staying Positive Secrets

How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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Prayer Is My Inspiration

Praying and being grateful every day gives me emotional stability and a greater perspective on life. Daily challenges don't throw me off the way they once did, and that helps me make wiser choices.

Mindset is huge in terms of weight loss,You have to stay positive, and that's why faith is so p...

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Smile and Be Positive

I have found out that it is very difficult to stay positive sometimes, especially when life is throwing you negativity all the time. When I turned 40 recently, I decided that I was going to try to be more positive. I know it will probably be hard, but I know it will help me. So even though I might b...

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Gatting Along With Others


Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
~ Earl Nightingale

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Attitude, Attitude, Attitude


Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.
~ Earl Nightingale

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How to Get Happy or Turning that Frown Upside Down

William James said, "Things are not as they are, but as we are." We really do see through the eyes of our own experience and each of our experiences is different, so in every moment, we see everything from the perspective of the mood we're in. Itís almost like we put on different glasses from moment...

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How to stay calm when the going gets tough

Life has a way of eating us up at times, and that's a normal part of life. Nobody gets through unscathed. What's important is getting to the other side of problems as serenely as possible, otherwise our minds and bodies suffer from the stress.

There are several ways to stay calm in life's s...

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How to best deal with difficult family members

It's really hard when you have a toxic family member, someone who is so unhappy with their own life that hey take it out on who ever is closest and safest. Visiting them brings you to tears, churns your stomach, and sleeping is impossible. What can be done?

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Attitudes and Expectations


Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
~ Earl Nightingale
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Venting & Lamenting

I sometimes have a lot of trouble when things in my weight loss journey are not going as I feel they should or times when I have not made the best choices. During these times it is so hard for me to remember my successes.

When I get frustrated with a plateau or less than stellar decisions, I ...

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Give back

Too often we focus on ourselves, but the holidays provide ample opportunities to do for others. Whether you donate your money or your time, don't forget about those in need.

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