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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Overcoming Adversity

How can you change your attitude towards the adversity that you face? Try these steps:
  • Confront the problem. Do not avoid it.
  • Deliberately take a positive attitude and write down some benefits or advantages of the situation.
  • Visualise how you will feel when you overcome this obstacle.
  • Develop an action plan for how to tackle it.
  • Smile and get cracking.
  • The biographies of great people are littered with examples of how they took these kinds of steps to overcome the difficulties they faced. The common thread is that they did not become defeatist or depressed. They chose their attitude. They opted to be positive. They took on the challenge. They won. (Paul Sloane) Read more...