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

Worried About Returning to the Workplace this Fall?

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In his book For One More Day, Mitch Albom writes, “I met a man once who did a lot of mountain climbing. I asked him which was harder, ascending or descending? He said without a doubt descending, because ascending you were so focused on reaching the top, you avoided mistakes. “The backside of a mountain is a fight against human nature,” he said. “You have to care as much about yourself on the way down as you did on the… Read More

The Top Ten Quotes on Worry to Help You Feel Better Now

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No matter how much you’ve worried in the past or are worrying right now, you can let go of worry. I know you can because I did!

I was once a chronic worrier. I worried about my weight and my appearance. I worried about making mistakes. I worried about my job, about money, and about being alone. I worried about being loveable, being likeable, and being good enough. You name it and I worried about it.

The strange thing is, I… Read More

Transform Fear into Action

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Mary Hemingway said, “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.”

Isn’t that good advice? If something is wrong, fix it if you can. In other words, when you’re feeling worried, act to control the controllable.

It sounds easy, but have you ever noticed how worry, doubt, and fear often stop people from… Read More