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Staying Positive Secrets

How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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Do what is right

We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Albus Dumbledore

First of all, Dumbledore is one of my heroes. The Harry Potter series is one of my favorite all time book reading experiences. I read them the first time when my darling Daughter was young, and read them o...

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Enjoying the Weather

I wish I could go and take a nice long walk today, but the weather is saying otherwise; so I am enjoying the weather by doing exercises on my elliptical inside.

I try my best to maintain healthy habits and incorporate them into my daily routine. I have been putting bulk snacks and produce in ...

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Do Not Sweat the Small Stuff

It is inevitably going to happen one day, you are on top of the world the previous day and you slump down to the pits on the next day. Everyone has these days once in a while. While we cannot deny that we have them, what we can deny is having them the time to hang around for any length of time. Do n...

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A continuous learning experience


"View life as a continuous learning experience"
~Denis Waitley

Stuff goes right and stuff goes wrong. In summary, "Stuff Happens" Learn from it.

A lot of time we make bad decisions. Oftentimes the bad decisions are made becau...

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Maintain Healthy Habits

I try my best to maintain healthy habits and incorporate them into my daily routine. I have been putting bulk snacks and produce in little baggies so when I get hungry, I don't grab the whole box or bag, but rather a portion size. Once I am done with the portion, I am done.

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This isn't about perfect.

It's not about perfect. It's about EFFORT. And, when you bring that effort every single day, that's where TRANSFORMATION happens. That's how CHANGE occurs.

This seems to be a constant here. Someone screws up, and worries about the effort being over. No, a thousand times no, it isn't over. Are...

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KERP IT POSITIVE

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Positive Goal Choices

I have a tremendous amount of weight to loose. I have lost 87 pounds so far and need to loose. I need to loose 47 more. When I started, I decided not to look at my long term goal, too overwhelming. I decided to concentrate on 5 lbs at a time. When that 5 is done, work on the next 5. It has been very...

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It's the very same water

The same boiling water that softens the potato, hardens the egg. It's about what you're made of, not the circumstances from which you are made.

It is great to be a hard-boiled egg, or a potato ready for mashing. They both are necessary in different circumstances.

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Accentuate the Positive


"Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer"
~Denis Waitley

Accentuate the positive, elimina...

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