I Believe In the Power of Positive Thinking

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    The Secret Is Really Just Positive Thinking

    I had spent many years acting like a victim...praying that God would grant me things, like some benevolant genie.  Well I came to see that thinking that way was wrong.  God doesn't work like that...He gives you the knowledge and the skills to create your own destiny, to chart...
    gdgtgrl gdgtgrl
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Apr 14, 2011

    If Only...

    If only magical thinking were this light bulb that never burned out because I am the type of person who takes forever to change the damn thing! I hate when the bulb is dying and it's dimming and hurting your eyes and giving you a major headache. I believe in the power of light...
    mmmcookies mmmcookies
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

    When the Time Is Right

    I made a vision board 3 years ago and included a picture of a Great Dane. It seemed that the timing was never right, but I kept believing I would get the dog of my dreams. This week, one just "fell into my lap." His name is Elvis, he is house broken and so sweet. I am...
    ginnhill ginnhill
    41-45, F
    Sep 8, 2009

    The Mind Is A Powerful Tool

    The mind is the most powerful tool we human's have access to. It has the power to create, and to destroy (all be it not directly). It also has the power to effect us and our moods, either positively or negatively. And we have the power to control our minds. Of course there will...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 11, 2012

    Positive Thinking Changed My Life!

    Years ago or even months ago i would of never expected my life to be as beautiful as it is now. i saw the the film "the secret" via netflix sometime last year or so. i had been given the book from my best friend who said she didnt believe in it. i was asking evryone i had spoken...
    tierralove tierralove
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2012

    Make some good memories today.

    ...Find pleasure in the littlest things you do. If you think something is worthwhile it is.
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2014

    The Pusherman

    "Move!" The voice behind me was quick and curt. So down the hall I moved toward my bedroom. The light was on and I wheeled my way to the side of my bed. "Now, take a shower and get dressed." How rude I thought. I don't want to get ready for anything I just want to stay home. I...
    Mehameha Mehameha
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Jun 2, 2011

    Being & Feeling Positive

    You hear people talking about being positive. But, the truth is that we must feel positive as we also think it. Lately I have stayed, thought, and felt positive and that is a pretty good thing. I feel smarter, like I can focus more, and things just seem to fall into place. I am...
    CaptainNutria CaptainNutria
    36-40, M
    Oct 9, 2013

    Being positive helps

    so much and I can thank my friend for always helping me try to think that way.
    nicenerd5107 nicenerd5107
    18-21, M
    Apr 23, 2014

    But What Kind of Power Is It Realy

    Yes positive thinking is the start of many things positive thinking is the start to the wost case of apathy to ever be seen anywhere as it will teach you to find a silver lining where there is none and be happy with the filth pile your life is. Teach you to like your one...
    tulick tulick
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Jan 17, 2009

    The Trash Recepticle Vs The Recycle Bin

    Every time I pass the waste basket I think what else can I throw away. I don't add things to it physically but emotionally. When I first started to do this I wrote a note to myself and threw it away. I realized that I didn't need to actually waste another piece of paper and add...
    Mehameha Mehameha
    51-55, M
    5 Responses May 29, 2011

    Does Facebook Feed Your Ego...in A Negative Way?

    I have been an every day Facebook user for the past year or so, sharing positive quotes, seeing what old friends are doing....connecting. I also do a lot of reading on spirituality, positive thinking, the power of the subconscious mind...etc. Over the past few weeks I have been...
    shawn99555 shawn99555
    1 Response Aug 14, 2012

    My Experiments With Positive Thinking.

     Power of thoughts is immense may sound like a cliché to many. But I have come across so many individuals who have actually changed their life by determined and positive thinking that it is hard for me to ignore it.i hope that you agree that thoughts are actually the...
    JessBurton JessBurton
    26-30, F
    Feb 2, 2010

    Many of us know what positive thinking is,

    but not all of us know how to be pisitive or how to maintain a positive attitude . Watch what you say-try posituve things to people, avoid complaining and saying negative statements. In order to turn the mind toward positive thinking, some inner work is required , since attitude...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 17, 2015

    Instead of looking back

    or dwelling on the past and what didn't work (waste of time), focus on the now, and what you do have to make the best out of it. Positive thinking wins the race
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast
    Aug 24, 2015

    Be Positive and the Universe Will Reward You

     i am a true believer that we shape our own realities by our thoughts. for example, if you spend your entire day thinking negative or hateful thoughts, you will indeed be a negative and hateful person. you can twist you mind so much that you actually convince yourself that...
    LadyKatie LadyKatie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

    Positive Thinking Is the First Step

    I believe if we want something positive in our lives to happen, we must first think it. I guess there are those that have a negative outlook and have positive things happen to them anyway but I believe that's more luck than anything.
    Tummie Tummie
    26-30, M
    11 Responses Jan 15, 2009

    Always Be Love And Compassion-be Moral And Ethical

    Do not be false or a lie. Be as truthful as you possibly can. I know we are not perfect in every situation. My great concern is to help all I can. Be a love, joy, and peace to all around you. Give a helping hand when you can. I had a few spiritual Mom and Dads in my life...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    Feb 17, 2013

    9 Ways To Be More Positive

    I found this awhile back and it helped me, so would like to share it here...  1. Live more in the moment Thinking about the past or the future is what we get anxious about. Rarely do we panic about the present moment. If you find yourself dwelling on something that either has...
    Mountaingirl07 Mountaingirl07
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2011

    It's Only A Thought And A Thought Can Be Changed....

    I met a wonderful woman about 4 years ago who said that simple sentence to me when I confided in her that I was worried I wouldn't be able to have kids. It took me awhile to 'get it' but I have come along way over those 4 years. I really do believe in the power of positive...
    mummydiaries mummydiaries
    1 Response Mar 30, 2012
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