10 steps to success by Dr. Peale

I don’t know whether you want to succeeed or not or what you measure as success but I feel it’s pretty safe to assume that most of us would like to succeed on some level…even if it’s only to get out of bed on one of those days when inertia hits. Anyway, I thought these ideas were excellent. xx Rowena

Give me 5 minutes a day and I'll give you a happier, more successful life

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale motivated millions of people to a better life. 313335_487472851307971_1932064598_n
Here are his ten steps to success:

1. Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture. Never think of yourself as failing; never doubt the reality of the mental image. That is most dangerous, for the mind always tries to complete what it pictures. So always picture “success” no matter how badly things seem to be going at the moment.

2. Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal powers comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.

3. Do not built up obstacles in your imagination. Depreciate every so-called obstacle. Minimize them. Difficulties must be studied and efficiently dealt with to be eliminated, but they must be seen for only what…

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