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5 POSITIVE Ways To Start Your Day

''Let the light of positivity shine bright from within you, casting a warm glow on your path. Embrace its power to turn an ordinary day into something extraordinary. With each step, bask in the possibilities and cherish the remarkable moments that make your heart soar.'' Michael Corthell Start POSITIVE, and Stay POSITIVE! The way that we start our day is extremely important. Check out these five incredibly positive ways to kickstart your day! By incorporating these habits into your daily routine, you'll witness firsthand the profound impact of positive thinking. By starting your day with a positive mindset, you're setting the stage for an extraordinary day ahead. Embrace these practices and unleash the potential for your very best day yet. 1. When you wake up in the morning Think GRATITUDE. Take deep breaths and remember what you're grateful for (your children, spouse, your health, your comfy, warm bed, the scene outside your window). Take the fi

How to Plan Ahead Using Logical Contingency Planning

Contingency planning is like playing chess. by Michael Corthell In business or government  or even in your personal life , it is never wise to put all of one's 'eggs in one basket'. It is therefore a good idea to develop a contingency plan.  ''Expect the unexpected'' is a wise dictate and it is the basis of smart living.  A contingency plan is often referred to as a 'Plan B'.  A ''Plan B'' is simply an alternative plan of action if what was expected to happen in 'Plan A' doesn't work out. Contingency planning is also one facet of business continuity, disaster recovery and risk management. It is part of plain old smart planning and common sense. ''An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.'' ― Benjamin Franklin Without a contingency plan, you could end up in a very depressing and negative situation, you might even be wallowing in your own despair if things don’t work out as y

No Worries: Living in Day-Tight Compartments

by Michael Corthell How much time and energy do you spend worrying about tomorrow? Do you worry about what will happen next week? Or, what will happen next year? You can plan your life out, but you still need to manage the present. ''Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.'' —Thomas Carlyle What worries you? The future? Today is a safe place.  It is a place to live securely to plan an even better tomorrow. How can you live in 'day-tight compartments' to turn the tide against worry and make yourself productive? Here are some of the basics: Love yourself. When we are worried about a big problem there are people who will support us and those who won't. Listen and feel the energy of those who support you. Reject the ones who don't.  Then give yourself a hug. Use positive affirmations and tell your subconscious mind all positives about yourself. Always keep your sense of h

[Planning] Playing your hand...

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry We end up someplace else if we don't know where we're going. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ― Benjamin Franklin

WORRY: The Power of Imagination Wasted

MORE: Increase smiling, lessen the worrying. More compassion, practice less judgment. More blessed, be less stressed. Having more love, lessens hate. “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations No amount of regretting can change the past, and no amount of worrying can change the future.