KEEP ADVERSITY IN PERSPECTIVE
Adversity is inevitable as I
walk on the path to my dreams. When adversity pays an unwelcome
visit, I modify my plans, stick to my purpose, and never
surrender my dreams. My strategy for dealing with adversity has
First, I donít panic. I step
back from the problem and regain my composure. I deal with
adversity only after I have a positive state of mind.
Second, I make a limited and
orderly retreat. I sacrifice only those things that are truly
expendable. Itís rare that a mistake is so large that all is
lost. A limited and orderly retreat is better than total
Third, I assess the situation.
There are always many alternative ways of responding, and I
usually have enough control over the situation that I can select
an acceptable response rather than have a single course of
action dictated by my adversaries.
Fourth, I identify my resources
and prepare them for action. My counterattack is on a scale
consistent with my available resources, and my objective is in
the realm of possibility.
Fifth, I act only after
everything is in place and ready to go. Once I am ready, I take
enthusiastic, positive, and fearless action.
Sixth, I never quit. No matter
what happens, I will not surrender. As long as I donít quit,
adversity and setbacks are only detours on the road to my
Excerpt from :
Maximum Strength Positive
Thinking : What to Say When You Talk to Your Mind
David J Abbott M.D.
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