12Using your wishes, write 3 affirmation statements.
13Affirmation Statements Start with “I”Include your nameAre written in the present tense
14For example: I, Marsha, am relaxed. I, Marsha, am healthy.
15Share one of your affirmation statements with the class.
16Guidelines for Increasing Positive Thoughts Monitor your thoughts. Are they positive or negative?When you notice a negative thought, imagine rewinding a tape and recording a new positive message.
17Guidelines for Increasing Positive Thoughts Start the positive message with “I” and use the present tenseMake your affirmation stronger by visualizing what you want to achieveRepeat positive thoughts to yourself until they become a habit
47Values come from:ParentsFriendsCultureChurchMediaSociety
48Assignment: My Personal Coat of Arms What your like about yourselfYour greatest achievementYour most prized possessionWhat you value most in lifeA symbol of your personalityThree words to be remembered by
63Think win-win Seek solutions that benefit everyone Focus on cooperation rather than competition
64First seek to understand. Then be understood. Listening is the first step in effective communication
65Synergize The whole is greater than the sum of its parts Working together as a team, you can accomplish more than each member can accomplish separately
66Sharpen the saw Invest time in yourself to stay healthy: Physically MentallySpirituallySocially
67Find your voice and inspire others to find theirs Believe that you can make a difference in the world and inspire others to do the sameFrom The 8th Habit, From Effectiveness to Greatness by Steven Covey
69Secrets to Happiness Happiness can’t be bought Happiness is more internal than externalHappiness is not determined by age, race, gender or incomeHappiness won’t arrive in the Publisher’s Clearinghouse envelope
70Secrets to HappinessHappiness depends less on things than on our attitude toward the things we haveHappiness is a ‘hookable” habit
93What we believe is true, comes true What we believe is true, comes true. What we believe is possible, becomes possible Henry Ford
94Watch your thoughts;. they become words. Watch your words; Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny Frank Outlaw