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Sometimes we accidently let our minds run off with unwanted issues we need to deal with...making them more stressful/scary than they may be.The more we focus on the negative (what if's) & assume negative (reactions), the more it affects us negatively. CALM your mind. YOU CAN take charge of it calmly, peacefully, LEAD interactions & affect outcomes through YOUR behavior, words & actions. Stay in positive control of your mind. Aim to enter it in as relaxed state as you can.
Today break free of the power you have given others to make or break your life. While others may invite, suggest, guide or influence you, ultimately you alone must live with the choices you make & so you must choose in accordance with your heartís guidance. If you have given any person power over your life, take back your power now. No one can hurt you & no one can save you unless you ordain it.
As soon as you wake, today is a fresh start. It's a brand new day to accomplish things you have put off or want to do. Challenge yourself! You are more capable than you think. Focus strongly on it till you start the list. Build up courage & do the hardest 1st. After doing something that's physically or mentally challenging, you'll feel optimistic, motivated to do more & be on a roll! You can do as much, or little, as you put your mind to. It's all up to you - TODAY! (from Simply Positive,com)
, If you're not being treated with love and respect, check your "Price Tag". Perhaps you have marked yourself down. It's "you" who tells people what you're worth by what you accept. Get off the "Clearance Rack" and get behind the glass where they keep all the VALUABLES. Bottom line...VALUE yourself more! - Useful advice for all of us at times!!! (gotten from an aunt who got from someone else)
If you already have a great picture arrangement, but you need to repaint the room, try inserting toothpicks into the nail holes and paint right over them. After the paint dries, simply remove the toothpicks and you are then ready to rehang.
Laughing is one of the best ways to relieve stress, change a mood, or an attitude. It jolts your thoughts into a positive thinking cycle. Simply watching or listening to someone laugh can trigger feel good endorphins to be released in the brain which helps reduce mental & physiological symptoms of stress. It's also contagious. (from Simply Positive) Check out this video to get yourself started - http://www.youtube.com/watch