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I Have To Encourage Myself Often

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    It Isn't Always Easy

    To encourage yourself takes a determine to make it mind I often have to remind myself of positiveness to reinforce what I know I already know It has been so many times I felt like I just had to have another humans approval that I should not allow situations and delimma's to get...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Jan 17, 2013

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    Everything Will Be Ok... God Is Working Things Out

    As things move and change, making most of us uncomfortable, and uncertain of what may happen next, please hear that "Everything will be OK. God is working things out." As I write this hub, I think about Paul - who sets an excellent example that reminds us to encourage...
    sroberts9 sroberts9 46-50, F Mar 1, 2011

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    Self Motivation

    Seriously, I have to tell myself  "I can do this"..I do so much in school, lesson plans, my personal  studies and meetings..I spent a 12 hour day .doing my class & evening classes. I often say, " Just 2 more hours, you can  rest then. After a tough day I pat...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses May 20, 2010

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    Every Day, All The Time

    I'm trying to break free from the negativity and depression that has plagued me for 30 years.I've been focusing on only positive things, and giving myself a break when I mess up or do something not very positive. I have to remind myself that I'm human, and I have a right to...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2011

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