Positive Thinking

A positive attitude effects everything you do, from how you greet the bagger at the grocery store to how you interact with work colleagues, romantic partners, and family members. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's book, The Power of Positive Thinking, introduced the importance of positive thinking in creating positive change. Share positive thinking stories reminds us that a positive attitude can change our lives.

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