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AIM HIGH! is your guide for life. It is for people everywhere. The 101 Tips in this book will make you a happier person and a better person.This book is for you. . You already know many of the tips and they are already part of your life.

FLEXIBILITY 78. SMILE 90. HUMOR 91. PRACTICE 73. 48. EAT 13. HAPPINESS 89. WORK 33. PLAY 92. HEALING 83. PRIDE 99. ANGER 81. HEALTH 11. 36. 51. 37. FAMILY 23. REWARDS 72. COMMITMENTS 7. HEROES 94. 64. BREAKFAST 14. 43. WINNERS 84. EXERCISE 18. 46. IMPRESSIONS 9. LIFE 101. DREAM 96. 57. DRIVING 17. TRY AGAIN 74. 38. LOOK 21. BEST 71. 68. 50. MIRACLES 97. CAUTION 26. 55. 62. RELAX 19. RESPONSIBILITY 31. 39. AIM HIGH! MY THOUGHTS. . READ 34. PEOPLE 30. NO SMOKING 15. 56. WORDS 35. COMPROMISE 79. 59. JUDGMENT 76. 65. PROBLEMS 88. TRUTH 8. YOU 86. LANGUAGE COMPUTER TV MOVIES MUSIC HOBBIES CREATIVITY PERFECT BE NICE KINDNESS FAIRNESS APPRECIATION COURTESY MAGIC MANNERS RUDENESS COMMUNICATE SPEAK LISTEN QUESTION ADVICE HELP MONEY WIN LOSE MISTAKES SEEK SORRY CRITICS FORGIVE PEACE PLAN RULES TIME DO IT 69. 49. 45. ENTHUSIASM 87. 53.. PERSISTENCE 6. FRIENDS 29. SPIRIT 80. GOALS 5. 41. SLEEP 20. LEARN 32. DAYS 75. NATURE 93.TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. 58. BEGIN 98. CRY 82. 61.. WASH 12. 60. FAILURE 85. THINK 2. COURAGE 100. 47. NO DRUGS 16. NEATNESS 10. RESPECT 22. HOME 24. 66. STAND UP 77. 44. STEPS 70. 54. 40. 52. TALK 25. ATTITUDE 4. MORALS 3. 42. LOYALTY 28. 63. EMPATHY 27. 67. LOVE 95.

Careful thinking produces the best results.Think! Think before you do something. Consider the alternatives before you act. 1 THINK .

Ethics are the moral standards and rules of correct conduct.MORALS Ethics and morals are important. An ethical person has the ability to pick and choose the proper way to act. 2 . Take pride in acting correctly.

3 ATTITUDE . Be a positive person.Have a positive attitude. and person. Look for the positive in every experience. situation. You can think only one thought at a time – make it a positive one.

Goals are what you want to achieve. 4 .GOALS Develop your goals. Your imagination and your work each day will help you achieve your goals. and imagine yourself achieving your goals. Make a plan.

They act consistently until they reach a goal. Persistent people accomplish what they set out to do. 5 PERSISTENCE .Persistence pays. Persistent people achieve their goals.

6 . You will become a stronger and better person if you keep your word. keep your word. Keeping commitments earns respect and trust from others. Follow through on the commitments you make.COMMITMENTS Make commitments.

Telling the truth is the right way to act. Being truthful and honest is important. 7 TRUTH .Tell the truth. Living with lies is harder than living a truthful life.

Always make a good impression. First impressions are very important. Put your best foot forward. 8 .IMPRESSIONS Make a good impression.

You will feel better when your appearance and your environment are neat. 9 NEATNESS . It is easier to function in a neat and orderly space instead of a mess.Neatness counts.

You can make yourself healthy. Develop habits that keep you healthy. Maintaining good health is your decision and a lifelong choice. 10 .HEALTH Be healthy.

Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 15 seconds. Keep yourself healthy. wash them as often as possible. Keep your hands clean. 11 WASH . Clean hands help to keep you healthy.Keep your hands clean.

control your weight. 12 . Seven is the lucky number of fruits and veggies to eat each day. They will energize you. Eat fruits and vegetables each and every day. and keep you healthy.EAT Eat fruits and vegetables. they are good for you.

Eat a good breakfast. Eat nutritious foods that give you the energy your body needs to maintain your maximum efficiency throughout the day. Start your day in a healthy way. Breakfast keeps you awake. 13 BREAKFAST .

If you can’t quit.NO SMOKING Don’t smoke! Never smoke. Smoking causes cancer. 14 . If you have started smoking. It also causes heart and lung disease and other fatal diseases. You can do it! Smoking can kill you. quit now. get help.

friends and professionals. Maintain your health and happiness by saying “no” to drugs.Avoid drugs! By using drugs you hurt your mind and your body. and you are breaking the law. seek help from family. 15 NO DRUGS . If you have a drug habit.

public transportation. or to do drugs and to drive is a way to death. or stay where you are. Take a taxi. 16 .DRIVING Drive sober. To drink. A friend or relative will be much happier to pick you up anywhere when you are intoxicated rather than seeing you injured.

Enjoy your exercise.Exercise. 17 EXERCISE . Develop an exercise routine and you acquire a healthy habit for life. Exercise is important for your physical and mental well-being.

watch a television program or listen to music. 18 . Breathe deeply for a few minutes. Read a book. Sit by yourself in a calm and quiet place. Take a break. Close your eyes.RELAX Relax. Find a method of relaxation that works for you.

19 SLEEP . Doctors recommend that adults get between 6 and 8 hours of sleep each night.Get enough sleep.

Look at the sunny side of life. 20 . Search for the good in everyone. You will often find more than you expect.LOOK Look for the good in people and events.

21 RESPECT . Respect everyone in the same way that you want to be respected. Respecting others is the best way to earn respect for yourself.Respect everyone.

Get to know and enjoy your relatives.FAMILY Be supportive of your family. 22 . Spend time with your family and learn from them.

23 HOME .Home. Protect and enjoy your home. Home is a place where you can be yourself.

If you have a problem.TALK Talk. 24 . try talking to a person who cares about you and wants the best for you.

25 CAUTION .If you are going to be out late. Do not go out or stay out late without letting someone know where you are. People must be informed of where you are to protect your safety. It is wise to be cautious. call to let someone know.

Empathy allows you to form an understanding with someone else. 26 .EMPATHY Empathize with others. When you can empathize with another person you are in touch with their feelings. Empathy is your ability to identify with another person and understand their feelings and situation.

Stand by their side when they need you. Your loyalty will be appreciated. Keep your loyalty to the people you like. 27 LOYALTY .Be loyal.

28 . Do things for and with your friend that you might not do with anybody else.FRIENDS Be a good friend. To have a good friend you need to be a good friend. Enjoy your friends.

There are many differences and similarities between men and women. Respect the similarities and differences.Respect the opposite sex. 29 PEOPLE .

Take responsibility for what you do. Be a good person.RESPONSIBILITY Accept responsibility. 30 .

Learn. Learn new things throughout your life. 31 LEARN . Life is a constant learning experience. Learn from your experiences.

Make your work as pleasant as possible. Many people enjoy working and many do not.WORK Enjoy your work. 32 . Try to get all the satisfaction you can out of your work.

Reading is necessary. a magazine. It could be the sports section of a newspaper. 33 READ . The more you read. Read something you truly enjoy. or a book. the easier it is to read.

WORDS Develop a good vocabulary. look it up in a dictionary. write down the definition and use the word. To effectively convey what you feel and think. 34 . you need to learn as many words as possible. When you find a word you don’t know. you will be able to express yourself better when either speaking or writing. As you learn more words.

Learn another language. 35 LANGUAGE . you might want to learn their language. If you are lucky to live with others who speak another language. Learn a foreign language. Learning another language will help you throughout your life.

A computer will give you the power to do everything from playing games to communicating with people throughout the world.COMPUTER Use a computer. 36 . Use a computer to enrich your life.

Be selective. It’s fun to go to movies and watch television. See movies and programs that relax you.Go to movies and watch television. 37 TV MOVIES . and educate you. entertain you.

The sound of music is one of life’s pleasures. jazz. Listen and make your own choices. Whether it is rap.MUSIC Listen to music. hip-hop. or opera. music is beautiful. 38 . disco.

Have fun with your hobby. write.Get a hobby. Your hobby is a special interest you really enjoy. paint. collect things. 39 HOBBIES . or participate in sports. You can listen to music.

athletes. in music. or with your friends. You can be creative in sports. Allow yourself to be creative. 40 . You can be creative in school. corporate presidents. Artists.CREATIVITY Be creative and enjoy your creativity. or with a computer. at home. with words. and children are creative. in art.

41 PERFECT .Perfection. Be happy being yourself. People are not perfect.

Being nice is nice. A nice person is pleasant to others. People who are nice have a good attitude.BE NICE Be a nice person. 42 .

Be an understanding and charitable person. 43 KINDNESS . Think about your actions and the type of person you want to be. Kindness makes everyone feel better.Be kind.

44 . What seems fair to one person may not seem fair to another.FAIRNESS Be fair. it is more likely that they will treat you fairly. When you are fair with people.

Express appreciation to others. Everyone wants to be appreciated. 45 APPRECIATION .Show appreciation.

COURTESY Courtesy counts. When you are courteous. people will be courteous to you. Don’t push when you are standing in line. Hold the door for somebody. 46 . Give up your seat to an elderly person on a bus or train.

“Please” and “thank you” are really magic words. By saying “please” and “thank you,” people show themselves to be thoughtful, respectful, and nice.

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MANNERS

Use the best table manners. People judge you by your manners. Learn proper table manners. Practice your manners, and they will become good habits.

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Avoid rude words. Avoid rude or crude words that might hurt or embarrass other people. Always consider what affect your words will have.

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RUDENESS

50 . Whether speaking or writing. Get to the point.COMMUNICATE Communicate constructively. keep your communications clear.

say it. and speak clearly. When you have something to say.Speak clearly and maintain eye contact. Don’t mumble. Look directly at the other person. 51 SPEAK . maintain eye contact.

There are situations that require listening. Once you have made your point. stop talking and listen.LISTEN Speak up and then listen. It is important to express your opinions. 52 .

Ask questions. Learn from the answers. Ask questions in a thoughtful and polite manner. 53 QUESTION . Asking questions does not show a lack of knowledge. but rather the search for knowledge.

When a person gives you advice. The decision is yours. 54 . listen. You may accept or reject the advice.ADVICE Listen to advice.

help. If you know someone needs help.Help others. 55 HELP .

MONEY Money. Save money. 56 .

A winning attitude creates a winner.Plan to win and you will be a winner. Tell yourself several times each day that you are a winner and you will accomplish what you want. 57 WIN .

Don’t dwell on losses. 58 . Keep your confidence and your next win will be sooner than you think. No person or team wins all the time. Look forward to the next time you will win.LOSE Winning isn’t always everything.

59 MISTAKES . We all make mistakes.Everyone makes mistakes. Learn to avoid making the same mistakes twice.

SEEK Seek help. Don’t be embarrassed to ask for help. Show your appreciation to the person helping you. People like to help each other. Seek help from the best person available. 60 .

Sorry. If you hurt someone’s feelings, apologize. If you make a mistake, apologize.

Saying “I’m sorry” will make you and the other person feel better.

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SORRY

CRITICS

Learn to deal with criticism. No one likes to be criticized. Deal with the criticism in a positive way. Don’t blame the messenger. Just listen to the message and do your best.

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Forgive. Show forgiveness in your heart and in your mind. Be a forgiving person.

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FORGIVE

don’t fight about them. 64 .PEACE Violence is not the solution. and resolve your differences. speak. Listen. Talk out your problems. Be a peaceful person.

Think about what you want to achieve. Don’t leave your life to chance. Your life belongs to you.Plan your life. 65 PLAN .

Know the rules and go with them.RULES Follow the rules. 66 . Follow rules. Breaking rules causes punishment and other consequences.

67 TIME .Use time wisely. Plan your activities so that you can accomplish all you want.

DO IT Keep motivated. 68 . Motivation is the desire to achieve and accomplish what you want in life. Keep yourself motivated and enjoy your progress.

Every goal has many steps. Accomplish something each day and you will accomplish what you want in life. 69 STEPS .Take one step at a time. Go step by step.

Always strive to do your best. you will always do your best. If you try hard and keep a positive attitude.BEST Try hard – do your best. giving 100 percent. giving it your all will lead to the extraordinary accomplishments in your life. Your extra efforts. 70 .

Reward yourself. do a special fun activity. Buy yourself a present. 71 REWARDS . You deserve to reward yourself when you achieve things in your life. When you achieve something. reward yourself. go to a movie.

practice.. practice..PRACTICE Practice. 72 . No one is a champion or a gold-medal winner without practice. Practice with a positive attitude and you will succeed. People born with extraordinary talents still must practice their skills. To be good at anything you need to practice.

Try. try again. try. Keep trying and you will succeed. Don’t give up until you have tried all of the proper ways to achieve your goal. Work your way around obstacles. 73 TRY AGAIN .

When things are bad. 74 . Everyone has good and bad days.DAYS Some days are better than others. Life is not one steady flow of good or bad events. keep your positive spirit and remember tomorrow will be a better day. Try to remember the good in each day.

75 JUDGMENT . Think and use good judgment in what you say and do.Be careful. Be careful about the way you lead your life.

76 . Stand up for what you believe in.STAND UP Stand up for yourself.

Flexibility allows you to adjust to change in a constructive way. Be flexible. 77 FLEXIBILITY .Be flexible.

COMPROMISE Life is full of compromises. Learn to compromise and you will get what you want most of the time. 78 . No one gets their way all the time.

Bad things happen to everyone.Don’t feel sorry for yourself. Don’t get stuck in self-pity. Focus your energies on being positive and regaining your spirit. 79 SPIRIT .

80 . let them know your feelings. Learn to deal with anger in a constructive way and non-violent way. some people rip things up. and some people keep the anger inside of them.ANGER Express anger in a constructive way. When you let go of your anger. If you are angry at someone. Some people scream. you will feel better.

and just regular people cry. Presidents. Don’t be embarrassed to cry.It’s okay to cry. 81 CRY . Crying is an important expression of human emotion. athletes. A good cry will make you feel better.

Some wounds take longer to heal than others. and your mind and body will heal.HEALING Time heals. As time passes your hurts. your injuries. 82 .

then you have created a Win/Win situation.Have a Win/Win attitude. If you can convince another person that your position is correct and. 83 WINNERS . the other person gains something. at the same time. Any situation is better if both people can be winners.

84 . Put it behind you and move on. Failure is part of life. but they are not failures.FAILURE People fail. Learn from the failure. Because you fail does not make you a failure.

Believe in yourself. and body to. and you will. heart. When you believe in yourself. you have the ability to do almost anything you set your mind. 85 YOU . Have confidence in your ability to succeed.

whatever you are doing becomes more pleasurable. Enthusiasm is contagious. 86 .ENTHUSIASM Be enthusiastic. Enthusiasm is the joy you show when doing your daily activities. When you are enthusiastic.

Problems are challenges to overcome.View problems as challenges. and intuition to solve problems. 87 PROBLEMS . imagination. Face problems and handle them quickly. Use your creativity. common sense.

Think happy thoughts. When you are down.HAPPINESS Think happy. Let your thoughts be happy throughout your day. happy thoughts. 88 . replace your negative thoughts with positive.

people around you smile with you. 89 SMILE . When you smile.Smile. and creates good feelings among people. makes a difficult situation more pleasant. A smile cheers up a room.

A sense of humor makes both the serious moments in life and the lighter moments more enjoyable.HUMOR Develop a sense of humor. It is good to laugh at yourself as well as having the ability to enjoy another person’s humor. Lighten up! 90 .

Play. 91 PLAY . Find an activity that you enjoy and have fun.

and weather are true wonders of nature. the sky. Trees. 92 . the birds.NATURE Enjoy nature. Take time to enjoy the natural wonders that are a part of your world.

Model yourself after your heroes.Have heroes. Heroes are women and men of excellence who did great things. 93 HEROES .

Show love to those you love. Learn to recognize different types of love. People show love in different ways. 94 . You are loved by many people.LOVE You are loved.

Dream. Dream the possible and the impossible. it becomes a goal in your life. If you dream something often enough. 95 DREAM . Dreams come true when you achieve your goals.

Things happen in life that can’t be explained. Miracles do happen. 96 .MIRACLES Miracles happen.

If you don’t begin. you can’t reach the end. Don’t be afraid to start again. 97 BEGIN .Begin again. Starting something is the first step to completion.

Keep your positive mental attitude and try your best.PRIDE Be proud. and you will feel proud about yourself. 98 . take pride in yourself.

Be courageous! 99 COURAGE . Courage conquers fear.Be courageous.

100 . Life is good. Enjoy yourself and be happy.LIFE Love life.

AIM HIGH! Enjoy your life. 101 AIM HIGH! .

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