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Using Affirmations Want Success? Then Say So!
"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right" ~ Henry Ford (1863-1947), founder of the Ford Motor Co.

Chances are, there have been mornings when you've woken up and said, "Today is going to be a great day!" Or you've groaned, "It's going to be a long day!"

Whatever your first thought, it likely set the tone for your day. But you can open the door to positive change by consciously rejecting any negativity. Read our article, Using Affirmations, for more on this.

Also, you can find out how to identify and challenge negative feelings and moods with our article, Cognitive Restructuring, and our quiz, Are You a Positive or a Negative Thinker?

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Using Affirmations Using Affirmations

Overcome self-sabotaging, negative thinking with specific, believable and positive statements.

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Cognitive Restructuring Cognitive Restructuring

Explore this eight-step strategy for creating a positive outlook.

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Are You a Positive or Negative Thinker? Are You a Positive or Negative Thinker?

Take our quiz to identify how much of a negative thinker you are, and how to think more positively.

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Create strong mental images of future success, to help make it a reality.

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Boosting Your Self-Esteem
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Learn how to increase your sense of personal worth.

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Using Well-Formed Outcomes in Goal Setting
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Picture your goal, and achieve it!

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A Final Note

Sometimes, the only thing that limits us is our own fearful, internal voice. But we can silence our doubts by clearly telling our subconscious self, "I can do this! I have the skills and the strength, and I am taking ownership of this challenge!"

Next week, you can find out how to handle customers who make unrealistic demands.

Have a great week!

James sig
James Manktelow (CEO)

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