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20 WAYS TO CELEBRATE YOU ACQUIRING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE BY MATT BOOTH "W hat can I do to IMPROVE my attitude?" This is one of the most asked questions I get. Being positive most of the time allows you to enjoy life more. Here are 20 practical ideas to help you get a positive attitude and keep it. 1. Be Yourself: Do more of the things you love. It is the only way to be happy. 7. Be a Doer: Rather than a watcher. 16. Pray or Meditate: For a couple of Take a walk rather than watching The Biggest Loser. minutes every day. You'll be surprised how positive this can be. 8. Be an Attitude Warrior: If you don't 17. Celebrate: Your own successes and defend your attitude, who will? 9. Don't Be Perfect: Bad crap happens to good people. Don't expect to be positive 100 percent of the time, just try to be positive as often as possible. 10. One of Those Days: It's OK to 2. Improve Yourself: If you're improv- have one of those days, just not five years in a row. 3. Help Others: Nothing makes a per- Choose: You're responsible for your own attitude; others do not control how you think. Decide to be positive and make it happen. ing, even a little bit, you'll be more positive. son feel better than helping others in need. When you help others, you can't help but be more positive. 4. Take an Attitude Inventory: Of your attitude and those around you. 5. Birds of a Feather: You will even- tually become like the people you hang around. Keep yourself in the company of positive thinking people. Distance yourself from the doom and gloomers, and find more positive people to spend time with. 11. 12. Relax: Don't fight a challenging situation, it only makes it worse. Relax, breathe and accept it. 13. Affirmations: Think positive thoughts and say positive things to yourself. If might seem goofy but it works! 14. Be Grateful: For what you have. There is always something to be grateful for. 6. Be Selective: Of information you 15. Laugh: Bring more laughter into get. Garbage in, garbage out. the successes of those around you as often as you can. 18. Have a Plan: It lets you stay focused on where you are going instead of getting bogged down in the day-to-day drama. 19. Control Your Environment: You make choices every day about where you live, the work you do, and where you go. If your environment isn't supporting your positive attitude, change it. 20. Be Selfish: Take care of YOU first. Give yourself permission to make YOU a priority. Matt Booth is a professional speaker who often delivers engaging presentations on choosing attitudes and chasing dreams. To learn more, visit, or contact matt at 563.590.9693 or your life. It is a powerful way to improve your attitude. Learn More The course ML136 - Stress Management is available on the AACS Online Training Center. Members call AACS at 800-831-1086 for your VIP Discount Code. Visit the following URL to learn more about this course: B E AUT YL I NK | C E L* E * BR AT E | 2 0 1 4 | 57

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BeautyLink - Volume 6, Issue 3

Message From the Aacs President & CEA Chair
The Workings of Washington
The Art of the Consult
A Student’s Perspective
Celebrating Our Graduates
Access and Affordability
And Then There’s Compliance
Are You Ready to Thrive?
Navigating the Acquisition Path
Creating a Marketing Mixture
Multicultural Corner
Culture Trumps Strategy
Beauty Changes Lives
Engaged Learning
Superstar Graduate
20 Ways to Celebrate You
Battle of the Strands
Students Leaving the Beauty School “Nest''
Why Every Educator Needs to Be at CEA This Year
Step by Step
Voices From the Classroom
People & Places
Create a Recipe for the Future
New Products & Services
Associate Member Profiles: Furniture Manufacturers
New School Members
Upcoming 2014-15 Events
Index to Advertisers

BeautyLink - Volume 6, Issue 3