Book Summary: If Life is a Game, These are the Rules

Written by Regine Azurin

This article is based onrepparttar following book: If Life is a Game, These arerepparttar 105238 Rules "Ten rules for Being Human" By Cherie Carter-Scott, PhD Published by Broadway Book, New York, 1998 ISBN: 0767902386 139 Pages

This #1 New York Times bestseller offers some useful and understandable advice that can be applied to many situations. The idea of life as a series of lessons can help to put things into perspective and add to anyone's ability to deal with setbacks and reach their full potential.

Rule one - You will receive a body Acceptance or rejection of your body only carries weight in your own mind, and your perception has no bearing on how your body actually looks, so why not chooserepparttar 105239 ease of acceptance rather thanrepparttar 105240 pain of rejection? The choice is yours.

Rule two - You will be presented with lessons. Each day inrepparttar 105241 school of life you will be presented with allrepparttar 105242 lessons that you specifically need to learn, whether you choose to learn them or not is entirely up to you. See these lessons as gifts, or guides along your path toward living as your authentic self.

Rule three - There are no mistakes, only lessons. Growth is a process of experimentation, a series of trials, errors, victories and setbacks. The failed experiments are as much a part ofrepparttar 105243 process asrepparttar 105244 experiments that work. Without lessons, it is difficult to convert mistakes into valuable learning opportunities.

Rule four - A lesson is repeated until learned Lessons will be repeated to you in various forms until you have learned them. When you have learned them, you can then go on torepparttar 105245 next lesson.

Rule five - Learning does not end

Your journey on earth is constantly unfolding, and while your wisdom grows and your capacity to deal with challenges expands, new lessons will present themselves. Lessons will be around as long as you live.

Rule six - There is no better than here This rule encourages you to live fully inrepparttar 105246 present. When your 'there' has become a 'here', you will simply obtain a there that will look better to you than your present here. Live inrepparttar 105247 'here and now'. Avoidrepparttar 105248 continuous cycle of longing.

Book Summary: Permission to Win

Written by By: Regine Azurin

From a new breed of motivators, America's Attitude Coach Ray Pelletier gives you a practical guide for translating your personal mission into concrete action. Make today your January 1st. Say goodbye to negative thoughts and change your life by giving yourself Permission to Win.

Talking with Champions

Poor perceptions of ourselves are formed in early childhood and may stay with us forrepparttar rest of our lives, unless we make an effort to change and have a winning attitude.

Decide to Win

The first step to winning is: You need to Decide to win. Your January 1st marksrepparttar 105236 day you decide to restructure your way of thinking and escape from every cell to which others have confined or limited you.

What is winning?

Winning is acknowledging one of life's greatest truths -"It doesn't matter what happens to you, just what you Do with what happens to you!"- a winner is someone who knows how to overcome adversity.

Goals and Missions

Your mission refers to your reason for being on earth, your purpose in life. All of us need a vision and mission that reflects our unique talents and desires. It is something eating away at us and isrepparttar 105237 inner voice that tells us what we should be doing with our time.

Some ofrepparttar 105238 unhappiest people are those that never set goals for themselves and continue working at a job that they hate, or staying in a dead-end relationship. These people cheat themselves of higher personal fulfillment and inner peace.

Attitude -repparttar 105239 Magic of Mental Coaching

You need to find yourself a coach. Where can you findrepparttar 105240 best coach? Look inrepparttar 105241 mirror. If you are going to be a long-term winner, you have to access your subconscious mind and reprogram it withrepparttar 105242 positive thoughts and experiences that will keep you on top! If you've been programmed to think you are a loser and will never amount to much, chances are that's what you will become. You can re-program yourself to think you are a Winner.

Learning makes it happen

You are responsible to yourself to getrepparttar 105243 best education to prepare you for your dream. Keep in mind that many cases of "overnight success" actually took years to achieve. Remember: Winners never stop learning.

Communicating -repparttar 105244 hub ofrepparttar 105245 wheel

Winners follow these principles of effective communication: 1. Think before you speak. 2. Maintain control of your emotions and be positive, open-minded, and respectful of other's views. 3. When communicating with others: Be polite. Don't interrupt. Be attentive. 4. When you've got something to say, begin by listening. 5. K.I.S.S. - Keep It Simple, Simon! This means great communicators use plain, simple, concise and direct language. Nobody likes a pretentious person who only uses big words and likes to sound superior. 6. Raising your voice unnecessarily can be interpreted as a sign of anger or frustration and is to be avoided in every instance. Keep focused on your goal.

Family and personal relationships

Winners are able to weather a storm and come out okay. If your spouse has left you, it may be time to put on a winner's hat and move on. Create your new life and don't get bogged down in depression and non-activity. Remember, we can't adjustrepparttar 105246 wind, but we can adjustrepparttar 105247 sails.

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