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20 WAYS TO
ACQUIRING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE BY MATT BOOTH
hat can I do
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
Matt Booth is a
who often delivers
on choosing attitudes
and chasing dreams.
To learn more, visit http://mattbooth.com,
or contact matt at 563.590.9693 or
your life. It is a powerful way to improve
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: www.aacstraining.org/courses/ML136.
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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
Culture Trumps Strategy
Beauty Changes Lives
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