Each of us has the power to elevate the value and quality of our life, simply through our thoughts, by the power of positive thinking. Earl Nightingale gave an example in one of his taped programs. He said imagine that you are the operator of a huge piece of earth-moving equipment. You are sitting in a small cab, hands on the wheel, and have the ability to move vast amounts of earth. Would you take your hands off the wheel and let it run itself into a ditch? Your mind, and thoughts are like that wheel! Through positive thoughts, you guide your life in a direction that produces positive actions, resulting in positive re-actions from others. Refusing to keep your hands on the wheel will quickly deliver you into life's ditches.
Life today is complex. It brings with it many opportunities for negative thinking. They range from the personal early morning "Hurry up, we're going to be late!" to the mid-day business crisis of "The deal isn't going to close!" Another great quote made by Henry Ford goes like this: "Think you can, think you can't, either way you're right!" Again, it's your choice, isn't it?
The next time you feel frustration and doubt creeping into your vocabulary, think of a time when you felt really good about a situation that was similar then replace the negative thought with a positive statement.
This is going to sound elementary but I start each day with positive affirmations that were given to me from a well know pastor. Give them a try, three times in the morning or when in your car or the next time your feeling down.
1). I Am Blessed
2). I Am Favored
3). I Am Prosperous.
4). I Am Healthy
5). I Am A Victor, Never A Victim.
All The Best,