Change Your Attitude Change Your Life


It's Kay Drummond from
http://www.positive-personal-growth.com
September 2007

This issue includes:

  • Attitude Article.
  • Invitation Pages.
  • Free e-book.
  • Pass this on, please.


Isn't it strange how our mood can be affected by the seasons, or how the weather is on a particular day?

This is the first week of spring in New Zealand and I feel really enthusiastic, and as the saying goes, "Full of the joys of spring" - or as they say in this country "A box of fluffy ducks!"

Why is this? Why do we let the weather decide the way we feel?

Do you find that coming up to spring time, you have a bounce in your step, and begin to feel very positive about things? As winter draws close do you hear yourself say "I'm not looking forward to winter, I hate the cold weather."

Mind you, perhaps you are someone who loves the winter and dislikes the hot weather!

What a funny lot we are!

When you stop to think about it, we really shouldn't blame the weather for how we feel should we? You do have a choice in the matter. You have a choice in everything you do, or don't do.

Your attitude determines the way you feel. You can make the choice to be positive or negative.

Do you find it difficult to be positive? A way that may help you is to find a positive affirmation that really relates to the way you want to be.

I believe in the power of positive affirmations. I have used them myself for a number of years, and have found that they work.

They have to be said as often as possible. and should be spoken as though you are already the way you want to be.

One of my favorites is "I have faith in my ability." This one will help your confidence, I know it helped mine.

Another favorite is "I can do this." It's nice, short, and easy to remember. When I hear myself thinking "I'll never do that," and say to myself "I can do this" I get an immediate boost of confidence, and, hey, what do you know, I can do it!

If you want to, you can make up your own. Are you fed up because you can't stop eating all that yummy chocolate cake? What about "I no longer crave chocolate cake."

Do you sometimes feel low for no particular reason? Try words such as "I feel wonderful today." Say them with feeling. Really mean them, and see how much better you feel.

Write your affirmation down and put it where you can see it. On the computer, on the fridge, in your wallet, on the bathroom mirror, and every time you see it, say it!

It to be said often throughout the day, first thing in the morning, and before you go to sleep at night. Get into the routine of repeating it whenever you can.

As they begin to work, you will feel more confident and positive about yourself. It's your attitude that makes them work. Believe in yourself, that you can change the way you are. Each time you hear those doubts creep into your mind, replace them with a positive thought.

Know that when you choose to do something, if you believe you can and stay true to this belief, then you can!

I have just finishing reading a very interesting book, written by Justin Herald called Would You Like Attitude With That? Justin believes that we all have the potential to make it in life - the only thing standing in our way is our attitude. This is so true! Have a read, see what you think!


I am excited about invitations that are on the website and would love to have your input. They will not work if you don't pay a visit, and help those who need it, or share your inspirational stories with us, or let us offer to help you in whatever way we can.

There are three invitations, the first at Positive Personal Growth it is about whatever has given you inspiration, be it a person, something that happened, or your inspirational story that you would like to share with us. We know your input will make the website worthwhile.

The second invitation, have you ever been so happy that you want to tell the world? This is your chance, and we can't wait to hear what you have to tell us! Shout as loud as you like, we are listening!

The third invitation, Do you have a

personal development problem ? This invitation is for any personal development problem you might need help with. I am hoping you might take the time to either share a problem, or visit us to see whether there is a problem you may be able to give advice on.

Maybe someone is going through the exact thing you went through, and you might be the person who can offer help to them.


What I hope is that you will get involved with Positive Personal Growth.Com and make it a worthwhile website. One that cares enough about people to want to share their joy, happiness, problems, listen, and offer help when they are in need. With your help I am certain it will work.

Got a story to share but not much good at spelling? Not a problem! Your contribution will not show live on the web site until I have seen it, and I have a big thick dictionary beside me! I would be lost with out it!

Thank you for being a part of this website. I truly appreciate it.


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