Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Today’s Gift from Hazelden #essentialsofrec #Recovery #Attitudes

29
April



Attitudes and Limitation


To a large extent, the way we think determines who we are and what happens to us.

We cannot harbor poisonous thoughts without their effects visibly showing in our lives. If we dwell on our inadequacy and ineffectiveness, for example, circumstances will prove us correct because we will invite self-defeating events to us.

On the other hand, replacing destructive thoughts with hope-filled, optimistic ones brings peaceful and confidence-producing circumstances to us. We will radiate competence and joy.

Today I will make it a habit to continually replace pessimistic thoughts with optimistic ones. I will dwell on what is uplifting so that I may increase my courage and confidence as well as better my circumstances.

From the book:



The Reflecting Pond by Liane Cordes. © 1981 by Hazelden Foundation
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