“Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.” Norman Vincent Peale
How do you sort out facts from fiction?
What process do you use to help you view your world more clearly and make wise decisions?
Are you using Cognitive Behavioral skills to stay in the present moment and make wise decisions?
Living in the Past is detrimental. Use your past to motivate you; not hold you back.
Look at the current event/facts and ask:
What is the real issue?
What can I do about this issue?
(Maybe I can do nothing or little that is helpful.)
How may I think of this event/issue differently?
(in a more factual way)
Who might be able to help me sort out this issue?
(maybe there is another view)
Remember: I get to Decide how I Think, feel, and Behave.
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