December 3 2008 Self Development Newsletter
Winston Churchill said, “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” As a whole, we are surrounded by negativity - the economy, the world situation, the environment and more. Do you believe your attitude can make a difference? I have a story I’d like to share.
Power of Purpose
Purpose is the motivating factor that gets you up in the morning. American Heritage Dictionary defines purpose as: The object toward which one strives or for which something exists - an aim or a goal. Have you defined your motivating purpose?
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Here’s our “pearl of wisdom” question for this newsletter:
Studies have found that interaction with animals supplies us with both immediate joy and long-term positive feelings, and contributes strongly to our happiness. Those with a loved pet are 22 percent more likely to feel satisfied than those without. ---- From 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People by David Niven, Ph.D.
The correct answer is now posted on the Self Development forum in the thread entitled “Do you think having a purpose in life is important?”
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Please enjoy this positive thought for the week:
“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman Philsopher
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!
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Until next time,
Sharon Michaels, Self Development Editor
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