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The Power of Appreciation [Fulfillment@Work]

Fulfillment @ Work

   August 28, 2007
   ISSN: 1533-3906


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I am excited to let you know about a great new book by a dear friend of mine - Mike Robbins. It's called FOCUS ON THE GOOD STUFF: The Power of Appreciation. This newsletter will have information about Mike's book and an article (with tips) by Mike. This powerful book shows you how you can dramatically enhance the quality of your life, business, and relationships by focusing on what you're grateful for, who you appreciate, and all the good stuff around you.

Good luck!




Focus on the Good Stuff: The Power of Appreciation

Have you ever had something taken away from you only to realize how much you appreciated it after it was gone?

Most of us have taken someone or something for granted. We only truly realized how much that person or situation meant to us after the fact.

We often waste way too much of our time and energy focusing on what we don't like, what we're worried about, or what we think needs to be fixed, changed, or enhanced. We live in a culture obsessed with "bad stuff." Just turn on the news, listen to the conversations and negative attitudes of the people around you, or pay attention to the thoughts in your own head.

The Power of Appreciation in Your Life

What if we stopped this negative obsession and started paying attention to what and whom we appreciate, right now?

Imagine how this simple but profound shift could transform our lives, our families, our relationships, our results, our work groups, our communities, and more. Our experience is a function of what we focus on. Each and every moment we have a choice about where we place our attention.

There are great things happening in your life and around you all the time - if you choose to look for them.

Five Principles for Living a Life Filled With Appreciation

1) Be Grateful - Focus on the many blessings in your life and all that you have to be thankful for.

2) Choose Positive Thoughts and Feelings - Make a conscious decision to transform your negative thoughts and feelings into ones that empower you.

3) Use Positive Words - Pay attention to the words you use with others, about things, and in speaking about yourself. Speak with the most positive words possible. Our words have the power to create, not just describe.

4) Acknowledge Others - Focus on what you appreciate about the people around you and let them know. Be genuine and let others know the positive impact they have on you and your life.

5) Appreciate Yourself - Celebrate who you are, what you do, and the many gifts and talents you have. Self-appreciation is not arrogance; it's an awareness of your own power and the key to self-confidence, success, and fulfillment.

When we truly focus on this good stuff, our world transforms and we are able to see and experience the GREAT FULLNESS of our lives.

We don't have to wait until everything is handled. We don't have to wait until we get it all perfect. And, we don't have to wait for people to do things exactly as we want them to. We can start appreciating life, others, and ourselves exactly as we are, right now.

Don't wait 'til it's too late!

© Mike Robbins - Speaker, Author, Coach
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"If you start focusing on what you have, and what you are grateful for, you will begin to see more."

~ Oprah Winfrey

"In every human being there is both garbage and gold, it is up to us to chose what we pay
attention to."

~ Werner Erhard

"Celebrate what you want to see more of."

~ Tom Peters

"There is more hunger for love and appreciation
in this world than for bread."

~ Mother Teresa


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