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    Your nervous system cannot tell the difference between an imagined experience and a 'real' experience. In either case, it reacts automatically to information which you give to it from your forebrain. Your nervous system reacts appropriately to what you THINK or IMAGINE to be 'true.

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  2. 9

    Successful people are able to rise above crises by relaxing no matter what the external situation. Their belief in themselves, the strength of their self-image is impenetrable armor, which protects them against shattering events.

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  3. 8

    We, whoever we are, must have a daily goal in our lives, no matter how small or great, to make that day mean something.

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  4. 7

    Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow - after you have done your best to achieve success today.

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    Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow -- after you have done your best to achieve success today.

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  6. 5

    Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible.

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  7. 4

    Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.

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    We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.

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  9. 2

    To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.

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    Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality.

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  11. Last Update: 8 February 2023

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