“Have a wonderful day!”

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At some time or another, we all are hit with situations that can leave us feeling mad, sad, guilty, taken advantage of, or frustrated. Sometimes it is a direct result from something you have or have not done, and sometimes it is thrust upon you and totally out of  your control. When these circumstances present themselves to you, you have a simple choice to make: Do you want to have a nasty, negative attitude or a healthy, positive outlook?   I will illustrate this in a short story: I was speeding (my choice and my fault) and I was pulled over and a ticket was written out to me. When the police officer handed me my ticket, he said, "Drive safely, be careful, and have a wonderful day!" My initial reaction was to say something not-so-nice and I could feel my blood pressure … [Read more...]