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How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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Accentuate the Positive


"People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success."
~ Norman Vincent Peale
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You must love yourself...

Until I made it my mission to be a happy person, nothing worked.

After really taking the time to get to know myself & what I want out of this life....the weight melted off. I followed the typical cliche, we have all heard a million times - STOP dieting & start living.

I changed my life...

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When you can't exercise

Sometimes it's hard to stay motivated when you are disabled in such a way that you are unable to exercise. You read all this stuff about "just get moving" and you feel frustrated and hopeless. I tend to feel misunderstood and angry.

As I try to learn a better way to cope with lack of exerc...

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Expectations . . .


"We tend to get what we expect."
~ Norman Vincent Peale


I wrote a nice 2000 word essay on this sub...

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The Ever Willing Servant


"The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources"
~Norman Vincent Peale

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Socializing is good for the brain!

Many scientists now believe that social interaction is key to maintaining good mental health and warding off diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s. Many recent studies document the positive effects of social interaction. Although researchers are not certain what happens in the brain to produce the ...

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Laws of Attraction


"The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results."
~ Norman Vincent Peale

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On Being Positive

It has been a long day and I am having to use my I-pad for this post so staying positive is somewhat of a challenge. I will try to tough my way through it. Actually, I think I will just type a bunch of gibberish because using this tablet is a super downer.

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What Am I Afraid of?

What am I afraid of?
Today I reread an article by Melissa Rudy on the things about losing weight that we are afraid of.

Afraid of leaving my hubby behind? No. Since he eats what I cook, and is constantly working on a project or six, I usually struggle to keep up with him.<...

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Cycles Are Key

We as humans are prone to regressing to personal cycles, whether negative or positive. These cycles are repetitions of behavior that we do over and over again.

Part of what hinders me, I've noticed, is the negative cycles I choose to remain in. They're hard to break, but part of moving forwa...

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