Make Your Day a Masterpiece by Taming Your Tongue

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Have you ever stopped to listen to the way you talk to yourself?

One day, I was dressed and ready to drive to the studio where I was the host of a TV morning show. Before driving to work I had to take the trash out to the curb for collection. At end of my driveway, I tripped and fell. I hit the pavement so hard that my hands and knees started to bleed.

I went back into the house and… Read More

How to Keep a Good Attitude When Dealing with Difficult People

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Are you letting what other people do determine your attitude? Are you letting things upset you that don’t have to upset you?

The other morning, I was approaching a red light with my right-turn indicator blinking. Suddenly, the man in the car behind me starts honking his horn angrily. I look in my rear-view mirror and I see this guy, furiously waving his arm, motioning for me to make the turn. I hadn’t even had the time to stop at the… Read More

How to Have a Great Attitude

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Did you know your attitude is a choice?

John C. Maxwell said, “Your attitude is a choice. If you desire to make your day a masterpiece, then you need to have a great attitude. If it’s not good now, you need to change it. Make the decision.”

A decision is an action. The word “decide” comes from the Latin root decidere—meaning “to cut off from.” That means when you make a decision, you’re cutting off any other alternatives.

For instance, when… Read More

Do You Think Attitudes Are Contagious?

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Have you ever noticed the happiest and most successful people in life tend to have great attitudes?

In his book, Make Today Count, John C. Maxwell tells a story about a 92-year-old woman who was moving into a nursing home:

“Since she was legally blind and her husband of 70 years had passed away, the move was her only option. She waited in the lobby of the facility for a long time before finally being told that her room… Read More