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Friday, September 4, 2009

Choose your attitude

How much of your attitude is based on habit and how much is actually chosen? Is your response to any given situation based mostly on what you did a thousand times before?

Imagine for a moment that you could rise to a whole new level of living. Imagine that you could break free from your conditioned responses and live each moment as the unique opportunity that it is.

In your mind, step outside yourself and take a look at your thoughts from the perspective of an objective observer. Take note of all the times your attitude is nothing more than a habitual response.

Remind yourself that you do indeed have a choice. Your attitude is yours to determine.

When it's based on habit, your attitude can be easily manipulated by others, by those who do not have your best interest at heart. In contrast, when it's based on choice, your attitude can be a powerful force working in your favor.

In every situation, choose a positive, thoughtful response rather than a habitual reaction. It can quickly take your life to a whole new level.

6 inspired and motivated:

AlpHa Buttonpusher said...

Choose Life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television, choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players and electrical tin openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol, and dental insurance. Choose fixed interest mortage repayments. Choose a starter home. Choose your friends. Choose leisurewear and matching luggage. Choose a three-piece suite on hire purchase in a range of fucking fabrics. Choose DIY and wondering who the fuck you are on a Sunday morning. Choose sitting on that couch watching mind-numbing, spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing fucking junk food into your mouth. Choose rotting away at the end of it all, pishing your last in a miserable home, nothing more than an embarrassment to the selfish, fucked up brats you spawned to replace yourself.

Choose your future.

Choose life.

P.S. Sorry for the effing lol, but this post just triggered Trainspotting:)

Americanising Desi said...

i can see a scream in that and this isnt effing. it makes more sense than f!

hope it makes u feel better!

Haris Gulzar said...

You dont always get a choice do you? I mean you do but not always. But you can still be positive about your attitude even if you don't get to choose... :-)

Rahul Jain said...

If I get to start life with a new beginning, I'll eliminate relatives from that..

Anonymous said...

"your attitude depends on you" it is a nice thought indeed... but sometimes circumstances are such that you can't do anything...
nevertheless believing on the "choose your attitude theory is beneficial...

nice write up!!

ScarletTd1ar1es said...

ad. thanku. that explains a lot of whats been happening this past one maonth. darn u r an angel.

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