Worry is a State of Mind based upon Fear. It works slowly, but persistently. It is insidious and subtle. Step by step it “digs itself in” until it paralyzes one’s reasoning faculty, destroys self-confidence and initiative. Worry is a form of sustained fear caused by indecision; therefore, it is a state of mind which can be controlled. Kill the Habit of Worry, in all its forms, by reaching a general, blanket Decision that nothing which Life has to offer is worth the price of Worry.Full Story»
“I am the Master of my fate.” Until you have learned that, you will never attain life’s full success. Your fate is in your own hands. You have the making of it. What you are going to be six months or a year from now depends upon what you think today. This excellent Success Passage, “The Master of Your Fate,” is chapter XV from Robert Collier’s Success Classic, “The Secret of the Ages.” Read the Passage online, or download the Success Article to add to your personal Success Library.
Annual self-analysis is essential for personal growth, particularly for effective marketing of personal services. Yearly analysis should disclose a decrease in faults, and an increase in Virtues. One goes ahead, stands still, or goes backward in life. One’s object should be, of course, to go ahead. Annual self analysis will disclose whether advancement has been made, and if so, how much. It will also disclose any backward steps one may have made. Utilize these 28 Success Key Questions to determine whether you have advanced, stood still or fallen behind over the past year.
Your mind is your own and your state of mind is something you can control completely. You are the sole supervisor of its reactions to every circumstance which affects your life. No one can control the actions of others or the many circumstances of life which tend to make one angry, but you can control your reactions to these actions and circumstances. Learn to close the door of your mind and shut out negative reactions if you wish to find peace of mind and prosperity.
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