Focus on the Good Stuff

Robbins, Mike
January 2008
Going Bonkers;Winter2008, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p6
The author focuses on the power of appreciation. He discusses the principles for living a life filled with appreciation, including transforming the negative thoughts and feelings into positive ones and appreciating oneself, which he claims as the key to self-confidence, success and fulfillment. He also offers action-oriented ways people can do to bring more appreciation into their life and relationships, including sending of thank you cards.


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