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How To Be Happy With Your Debt

Jan 9, 2008
When examining the lives of people who have achieved outstanding results in some way, I have observed certain qualities that have enabled them to attain their goals and aspiration. I am amazed when learning about the lives of ordinary people who have accomplished extraordinary feats.

I have found that the "attitude" of an individual play an extremely strong role in the successes achieved during their lifetime. These individuals have not lived their lives without its' ups and downs.

They have suffered disappointment, defeat, personal losses, and have dealt with similar discouragements that confront us all. It is how we react and respond to these events that makes the difference.

Some of the most difficult experiences we endure are the ones that teach us the greatest life lessons. Take the example of losing a business and have to declare bankruptcy. Where this would be the undoing of one individual, another person will learn and grow from the experience.

Your attitude affects many of your personal qualities. An enthusiastic attitude increases your level of commitment, discipline, determination, and desire. Conversely, a negative attitude diminishes these personal attributes.

A good example we can relate to is the price of gasoline. My family has made it a game in seeing what we can accomplish after we filled our cars with gas 20 days ago and are trying to see how long it will last.

We have spent days at home working on projects, making and wrapping Christmas presents, selling items on ebay, playing games and having friends over.

It is completely within your power to condition yourself to be more positive and enthusiastic. If you have heavy debt, make that debt your challenge, the monster, your opponent that you are going to win and inch by inch you set out to slaughter him!

The defining characteristic of pessimists is that they tend to believe bad events will last a long time and undermine everything they do. Optimists tend to focus on and plan for the problem at hand.

Optimists preserve. They just do not give up easily, they are also known for their patience. Inching their way a step closer to that goal or elusive dream. They see opportunities instead of obstacles.

By learning to be an optimist it will improve your personal and financial situation. Use humor as much as possible (my very favorite!), identify role models, have a "can-do-approach", take time to respond to events, surround yourself with enthusiastic people and if your harbor negative feelings, find a way to let them go.
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