A Place To Begin
You must learn to develop the habit of recognizing, relating,
assimilating and utilizing universal precepts and adopt them as your
very own. Then follow through with desirable action.
And what are the precepts you might apply? They may be learned
and applied by youngsters and grownups:
· Greatness comes to those who acquire a burning desire to
accomplish high goals.
· Success is accomplished and maintained by those who try and
keep going with a positive mental attitude.
· To become an expert achiever in any human action, it requires
practice . . . practice . . . practice.
· Effort and work may become amusing once you establish
particular desirable goals.
· With each adversity there's a seed of an equivalent or better
benefit for those who are motivated with positive mental
attitude to become achievers.
· Man's biggest power lies in the power of prayer.
To learn and apply these precepts, tune in your invisible talisman to
the positive mental attitude side.
We're the masters of our fate as we are masters, first, of our attitudes.
Our attitudes determine our future. This is a universal law. This law
works whether the attitudes are destructive or constructive. The law
says that we translate into physical truth the thoughts and attitudes
which we hold in our brains, regardless what they are.
We translate into truth thoughts of poverty even as quickly as we do
thoughts of wealth. But if our attitude toward ourselves is big, and our
attitude toward other people is generous and merciful, we
Draw in big and generous portions of success.
As well know that those who trust they can't repel the positive; they
utilize the negative side of their talisman. Those who trust they may
repel the negative; they utilize the positive side.
That's why we must be cautious when we utilize these talismans. Its
positive mental attitude side that may get for you all the rich blessings
of life. It put up help you to overcome your troubles and to discover
your strengths. It may help you step out ahead of your rivals, and can
turn what other people say is impossible into reality.
But the negative mental attitude side is just as powerful. Rather than
happiness and success, it may draw in despair and defeat. Like all
power, the talisman is unsafe if we don't utilize it the right way.
But how do you go about putting positive mental attitude to work in
your life instead of negative mental attitude? Some individuals seem
to utilize this power instinctively. Some learn by relating and
absorbing what they read in inspirational magazines and books.
A few individuals use positive mental attitude for a while but when
they get a setback, they lose faith in it. They start out right, but a few
"foul breaks" cause them to flip the talisman wrong-side-up. They
never realize that success is maintained by those who continue trying
with positive mental attitude.
A few individuals seem to use positive mental attitude pretty much all
the time. Other people start and then quit. But other people — the
huge majority of us — have never truly begun to utilize the fantastic
powers available to us.
What about us? May we learn to utilize positive mental attitude, as
we've learned other skills?
The answer, based on years of experience, is a definite yes.
This is the content of this book. In the chapters that follow we'll show
you how it may be done. The effort to learn will be worth it because
positive mental attitude is the crucial ingredient in all success.
You Can Alter Your Life
We now know that positive mental attitude is a great thing. Once you
begin to employ these principles with positive mental attitude in your
preferred occupation or to a solution of your personal issues, you're
on the road to success. Then you're on the right track and headed in
the correct direction toward getting what you wish.
To accomplish anything worthwhile in life, it's crucial that you
employ positive mental attitude, no matter what other success rules
Positive mental attitude is the catalyst which makes any combination
of success precepts work to accomplish a worthwhile end. Its negative
mental attitude, combined with some of the same precepts, that's the
catalyst which results in crime or evilness. And grief, calamity,
tragedy — sin, disease, demise — are a few of its rewards.
As long as you live, from this day onwards, you are able to analyze
your every success and every failure — that is, if you form these
principles indelibly in your memory.
You might develop and sustain a permanent positive mental attitude