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How can I teach myself to think more positively?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
You can teach yourself to think more positively if you make a point of giving positive messages to yourself. Turn your negative messages into something positive. When faced with a looming deadline, say, "You'll succeed. You did a good job getting that project done on time last month." When struggling with a weight loss program, tell yourself, "I've been doing a good job sticking to my walking program. And I haven't gained back the three pounds I lost last month." When discovering an unwelcome "treasure" left by your dog, remind yourself, "He'll eventually get housebroken. It's been a week between accidents, so they're less frequent than they used to be."
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