Success is not an accident. The difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people have successful habits and unsuccessful people have unsuccessful habits.

People often complain "I just don't seem to get anything right" and then question "Why won't things work out for me?" Before you can produce new results you must realise that you are already producing results, they may just not be the results that you want.

Your results are always the fruit of your actions. Therefore to change your results you must change your actions. So decide what it is that you do want, work out what you must do to get it, and then get up and do it.

The largest room in the world is the room for self improvement, but you cannot, and will not learn anything new while you are locked in the conviction of your beliefs. You are who you think you are and you will never grow bigger than your picture of yourself. Beliefs that limit you are as devastating, as resourceful beliefs are empowering. Your beliefs will either limit your potential or unleash your potential.

It has been said that the greatest discovery or our time is that people can change their lives by changing their minds. That is so exciting, for it tells you that no matter what your current circumstances, you can change your circumstances by changing your mind. By changing your mind you change your attitude and attitude is everything because "Attitude Determines Performance". The best way to change your mind is to give it positive pictures to work with. I find this affirmation to be particularly powerful, repeat it to yourself as many times a day as you can. It will change you.

I am filled with health and energy. I feel great physically and emotionally. I believe that this will be a wonderful day and I expect wonderful and exciting things to happen to me. I like who I am and I am glad to be me. It is wonderful to be alive and I have decided to be the best me that I can be and to enjoy the gift of today.

You can change, you can grow, you can do things you never thought possible. You have the ability to develop your talents to achieve your dreams, to excel at anything you desire. You have the potential to single handedly change your world. In fact you are the only one who has the power to change your world. Choose what you want, work out what you must do to get it, then get up and do it because "Success is not an accident".

With love and best wishes


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