Life is About How We Look at Things

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Life is About How We Look at Things

"I can tell you about a sawmill man

with whom I sat with one night while every dollar he owned

was going up in smoke before his eyes.

He was very quiet.

I tried to be sympathetic."

"I'm imagining how the new mill will look," he said.

 Clarence Budington Kelland, from the American Magazine

  

As I see it. . . . . . . .

Life is about how we look at things  

Good things happen to us and some things will happen that we would like to forget about. No matter happen to us, its how we look at the situation will determine what we do.  

When we look at a situation that we find ourselves in and look for the opportunities we will find opportunity. If we look at the situation and see there no way to resolve it, you're right.  

The way you look at things will determine what you see. Based on what you see will determine how you respond to the situation and what actions you'll take.  

Life is about how we look at things and how we look at things is through our attitude. When we look at things in our lives through a positive attitude we tend to see the opportunities and possibilities. With a negative attitude we end up seeing the dark side and will act accordingly.  

©2011 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author

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Optimism is easy to achieve if you read the blogs on AR daily! You seem to find some very interesting quotes and tidbits. You comments serve to embelish them. Look forward to your future blogs!

January 15, 2011 08:37 AM
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Janice Roosevelt
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Lou, that is one great story, Every moment, ever thought can turn into a positive one!

January 15, 2011 08:42 AM
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Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
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This is a good reminder that it is not what happens to us but how we view and react to them. Thanks, Lou.

January 15, 2011 08:53 AM
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Lou - Just imagine for a moment if the burned sawmill in your example was our real estate market. Now imagine what the real estate market could be if we all applied the same vision and used our imagination more. Thank you for another gem. Emily 

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You are right Lou...perception is everything....I know a few negative nellies and I just don't want to be around that all the time!

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