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Saturday, July 9, 2011

Dale Carnegie

Thanks to my brilliant uncle, Geoff, for this one!  I guess we can just trade words of wisdom!!!

"It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.  It's what you think about." -Dale Carnegie

Our thoughts are powerful things.  No matter what happens to us in life, it's our state of mind that determines whether the event leaves a good mark or a bad one.  Regardless of the initial impression, you can choose to go along with it, or choose to change it.  You see, our initial response is always automatic, pre-programmed in our subconscious.  Where we go with the first reaction, how we respond to it, is totally up to us.

You can choose a life of positivity and happiness if you'd like.  I'm not saying it's easy... because I frequently have trouble finding the silver lining of a situation.  However, if we can make a conscious decision to change our thoughts happiness can be found in places we never imagined.

Day 7: Change your thinking process, choose to see the upside, and don't waste a second of happiness!

Love True-
Allison

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