Category: Positive Thinking

Are you ready? Well, 2019 is already history across most of the world. A new year usually starts with some new commitments and many of us think of the new year as a time to change our focus and get back on track on actions we didn’t take the year before. These actions probably include getting physically and mentally healthier and stronger, taking a closer look at our finances, looking for a more challenging job or doing some stuff around the house that we’ve been putting off. The bottom line, is how can we follow through on these goals so we can focus on building steady progress in all these important areas of our lives, instead of having to wait for another year to pass and be in the same situation? Commit to Your True Goals I was thinking about this and asked myself, do we really need to wait for another new year to begin to commit to taking actions we should have been taking all along? Why did we allow ourselves to get caught up in doing things at times that might have been of lesser importance and not work towards the goals that could really make a positive difference in our lives? There are certainly obstacles that keep us from consistently taking the right actions; so, what can we do to identify the obstacles that have stopped us in the past and then start building the right action plans to overcome those obstacles and move closer towards …

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Are you a positive thinker? You may say yes, no, or sometimes…the latter I would guess is likely most accurate. Taking the glass half-full or half-empty approach, we could contemplate, well, if I’m a positive thinker, it’s half full; if I’m a negative thinker it’s the latter – but what is this positive thinking stuff all about anyway and does it even matter? To answer this last question, everything we do has an impact on the outcomes and circumstances of our lives, so in the spirit of this – yes of course the quality of our thoughts matter. However, I think that ultimately, in a cause and effect reality, it’s the choices we actually make because of our quality of thoughts that are impactful. I have heard life coach Tony Robbins say that even he, himself, “is not a positive thinker”. I thought hey Tony, what do you mean? You’re a life coach!? But he did explain. He said that it would be like looking at your garden and saying,”There’s no weeds, there’s no weeds, there’s no weeds!!!”- meaning, say you did have a garden, and weeds started to grow; would the weeds go away by your positive (or negative) thinking alone? What if you were negative and cursed the weeds? Told them to BURN IN HELL! Would that get rid of your weeds? What if you visualized your weeds being gone and positively visualized your garden weed free and flourishing? No matter what type of thoughts you’re thinking, positive …

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