Choose Your Own Attitude

Quotes and Notes #199, May 27

“If you so choose, every mistake can lead to greater understanding and effectiveness. If you so choose, every frustration can help you to be more patient and more persistent.”—Ralph Marston—

Isn’t it wonderful that we have the power to choose our own attitude? Isn’t it nice that we can select whatever outlook we want?

It is a proven psychological phenomenon that smiling leads to happiness just as happiness leads to smiling. So, be happy, share a smile.

Everything is going to be all right
John P. Schulz
“Sweetie Drives on Chemo Days.”

Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid, (Ophrys bbomyblifora)

Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid, (Ophrys bbomyblifora)

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Persistence, Attitude, and Frustration

Quotes and Notes #105, February 16

“If you so choose, every mistake can lead to greater understanding and effectiveness. If you so choose, every frustration can help you to be more patient and more persistent.”–Ralph Marston

We have the power to choose our own attitude and it follows that a good outlook coupled with determination will help us with reaching our goals and solving our problems.

The preface, “If you so choose…” calls for a purposeful action in adopting a method of approach to situations.

Be patient as you choose to be successful in your endeavors. Choose to be happy.

Everything is going to be all right.

John P. Schulz

Tears or laughter?

Quotes and Notes #81, January 21

“Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning to do afterward.”–Kurt Vonnegut

Practicing calmness and deliberation before responding to a stressful situation will make the reaction more effective. Hesitate, think, and relax a bit before taking action. Look for the good side, there usually is one. Find the humor. Share a smile.

Everything is going to be all right

John P. Schulz

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