Shut the doors on the past and the future. Live in day tight compartment
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand
What’s the worst that can possibly happen?
Prepare to accept it if you have to
Calmly proceed to improve on the worst
Those who do not know how to fight worry die young- Dr Alexis Carrel
The most relaxing recreating forces are a healthy religion, sleep, music, and laughter. Have faith in God, learn to sleep well, love good music, see the funny side of life, and health and happiness will be yours.
Worry have a price to be paid, in terms of health
Get the facts, analyze the facts, arrive at a decision, and then act on it
If a man devote his time to securing the facts in an impartial, objective way, his worries will usually evaporate in the light of knowledge – Dean Hawkes
What is the problem?
What is the cause of the problem?
What are a possible solutions to the problem?
What solution do you suggest?
Keep busy. The worried person must lose himself in action, lest he wither in despair.
Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember “life is too short to be little”
Lets examine the record. Let’s ask ourselves what are the chances, according to the law of avergaes, that this event I am worrying about will ever occur?
Cooperate with the inevitable
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things i can, and the wisdom to know the difference
Worry about things:
How much does is thing I am worrying about really matter to me?
At what point I should set a stop-loss order on this worry and forget it?
Exactly how much shall i pay for the goods or services? Have I already paid more than it is worth?
Don’t try to saw sawdust. Don’t regret the past
Our life is what our thoughts make it
The mind is it’s own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven
Think and act cheerfully, and you will feel cheerful
Trying to get even with your enemies will hurt you more than them.
Let’s never waster a minute thingking about people we don’t like- general Eisenhower
Jesus helped ten lepers in one day and only one thanked Him.
The only way to find happiness is not to expect gratitude, but to give for the joy of giving.
Gratitude is a cultivated trait.
Count your blessings, not your troubles
Let’s not imitate others. Let’s find ourselves and be ourselves
Two men looked out from prison bars. One saw the mud, the other saw the stars
Profit from your losses
Ich dien- I serve
Forget yourself by becoming interested in others. Every day do a good deed that will put a smile of joy on someone’s face
Faith is one of the forces by which men live and the total absence of it means collapse-william james
Put your troubles in prayer
Unjust criticism is often a disguised compliment. No one ever kicks a dead dog
Do the very best you can and then put up your old umbrella and kedp the rain of criticism from running down the back of your neck
Become your own critic, check your data, challenge your reasoning, criticize your conclusions.
Keep a record ofthe fool things we have done and criticize ourselves.
Ask for unbiased, helpful, constructive criticism
You cannot continue to worry if you relax
Rest before you get tired, it often saves your time and energy as well as increase productivity
Taking things out:
Keep a notebook or scrapbook for inspirational reading. Read it when you are feeling down
Don’t dwell too long on the shortcomings of others
Get interested in people
Make up a schedule for tomorrow’s work today
Relax to avoid tension and fatique
Boredom causes fatique.
Boredom is the only real cause of diminution of work- dr. Thorndike
You are tired because of the work you don’t do, not the work you do.
Make your dull job interesting
If you can’t sleep, then work!
Worrying about insomnia usually causes far more damage than sleeplessness
Try prayer and relax, or exercise so hard that you become tired
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Most of your worries will not happen
Scale your problem impact to your life, is it that big?
Accept the inevitable
Live with gusto and enthusiasm. Live every day as if it were the first day you had seen and the last you were going to see.
Be absorbed in something that you lose your worries
See your troubles in their proper perspective. Will you still be worrying in the next two months? Then why worry now?
I stood yesterday, I can stand today. When you have survived the worst, you understand more of what you could do. Is it worse than what you have passed?
Know that God will take care of you, and overcome your worry
When you exercise, your mind is relaxed and free from worry
Try to laugh at your worries.
Have a back up plan to keep out from worry