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The 101 Tips in this book will make you a happier person and a better person. AIM HIGH! is your guide for life. . It is for people everywhere.This book is for you. You already know many of the tips and they are already part of your life.
SMILE 90. .. 36. FAMILY 23. 52. DRIVING 17. HUMOR 91. CRY 82. 63. TRUTH 8. COMMITMENTS 7. NATURE 93. EMPATHY 27. PROBLEMS 88. PEOPLE 30. HEALTH 11. SPIRIT 80. ANGER 81. STAND UP 77. 59. COMPROMISE 79. WORDS 35. 43. RELAX 19. TRY AGAIN 74. 51. YOU 86. 39. 53. 64. BEGIN 98. NO DRUGS 16. 61. HOME 24. EXERCISE 18. LOVE 95. FAILURE 85. 68. BREAKFAST 14. DREAM 96. 56. LOOK 21. 41. DAYS 75. 58. RESPECT 22. PLAY 92. LEARN 32. 45. HEROES 94. AIM HIGH! MY THOUGHTS. WINNERS 84. LIFE 101.TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. ENTHUSIASM 87. MIRACLES 97. FRIENDS 29.. 49. CAUTION 26. 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. ATTITUDE 4. 62. 47. NEATNESS 10. 57. REWARDS 72. 38. WORK 33. PERSISTENCE 6. TALK 25. IMPRESSIONS 9. PRACTICE 73. COURAGE 100. PRIDE 99. MORALS 3. BEST 71. 65. 66. HEALING 83. 60. 67. 46. GOALS 5. 54. 37. THINK 2. 40. NO SMOKING 15. JUDGMENT 76. 48. READ 34. STEPS 70. LOYALTY 28. SLEEP 20. 44. 42. FLEXIBILITY 78. 50. WASH 12. RESPONSIBILITY 31. EAT 13. 55. HAPPINESS 89.
Consider the alternatives before you act. Careful thinking produces the best results. 1 THINK .Think! Think before you do something.
Ethics are the moral standards and rules of correct conduct. 2 . An ethical person has the ability to pick and choose the proper way to act.MORALS Ethics and morals are important. Take pride in acting correctly.
3 ATTITUDE .Have a positive attitude. You can think only one thought at a time – make it a positive one. situation. and person. Be a positive person. Look for the positive in every experience.
and imagine yourself achieving your goals. 4 . Goals are what you want to achieve.GOALS Develop your goals. Make a plan. Your imagination and your work each day will help you achieve your goals.
5 PERSISTENCE . They act consistently until they reach a goal.Persistence pays. Persistent people accomplish what they set out to do. Persistent people achieve their goals.
Follow through on the commitments you make. keep your word. Keeping commitments earns respect and trust from others.COMMITMENTS Make commitments. You will become a stronger and better person if you keep your word. 6 .
Living with lies is harder than living a truthful life. Being truthful and honest is important. Telling the truth is the right way to act.Tell the truth. 7 TRUTH .
IMPRESSIONS Make a good impression. Put your best foot forward. 8 . First impressions are very important. Always make a good impression.
Neatness counts. It is easier to function in a neat and orderly space instead of a mess. You will feel better when your appearance and your environment are neat. 9 NEATNESS .
You can make yourself healthy. 10 .HEALTH Be healthy. Develop habits that keep you healthy. Maintaining good health is your decision and a lifelong choice.
Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 15 seconds. Clean hands help to keep you healthy. 11 WASH . Keep your hands clean. wash them as often as possible.Keep your hands clean. Keep yourself healthy.
Seven is the lucky number of fruits and veggies to eat each day. Eat fruits and vegetables each and every day. and keep you healthy. control your weight. they are good for you. 12 .EAT Eat fruits and vegetables. They will energize you.
Breakfast keeps you awake. Eat nutritious foods that give you the energy your body needs to maintain your maximum efficiency throughout the day.Eat a good breakfast. Start your day in a healthy way. 13 BREAKFAST .
14 . get help. If you can’t quit. If you have started smoking. It also causes heart and lung disease and other fatal diseases. quit now. Smoking causes cancer. You can do it! Smoking can kill you.NO SMOKING Don’t smoke! Never smoke.
15 NO DRUGS . If you have a drug habit.Avoid drugs! By using drugs you hurt your mind and your body. Maintain your health and happiness by saying “no” to drugs. friends and professionals. and you are breaking the law. seek help from family.
To drink.DRIVING Drive sober. Take a taxi. or to do drugs and to drive is a way to death. A friend or relative will be much happier to pick you up anywhere when you are intoxicated rather than seeing you injured. 16 . public transportation. or stay where you are.
Enjoy your exercise.Exercise. Exercise is important for your physical and mental well-being. 17 EXERCISE . Develop an exercise routine and you acquire a healthy habit for life.
RELAX Relax. Read a book. Take a break. Sit by yourself in a calm and quiet place. Breathe deeply for a few minutes. Close your eyes. watch a television program or listen to music. Find a method of relaxation that works for you. 18 .
19 SLEEP . Doctors recommend that adults get between 6 and 8 hours of sleep each night.Get enough sleep.
20 . You will often find more than you expect. Look at the sunny side of life. Search for the good in everyone.LOOK Look for the good in people and events.
21 RESPECT . Respecting others is the best way to earn respect for yourself. Respect everyone in the same way that you want to be respected.Respect everyone.
FAMILY Be supportive of your family. 22 . Get to know and enjoy your relatives. Spend time with your family and learn from them.
Home is a place where you can be yourself. Protect and enjoy your home. 23 HOME .Home.
TALK Talk. try talking to a person who cares about you and wants the best for you. 24 . If you have a problem.
Do not go out or stay out late without letting someone know where you are. call to let someone know. 25 CAUTION . People must be informed of where you are to protect your safety. It is wise to be cautious.If you are going to be out late.
Empathy allows you to form an understanding with someone else. 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.EMPATHY Empathize with others. 26 .
Be loyal. Your loyalty will be appreciated. Stand by their side when they need you. 27 LOYALTY . Keep your loyalty to the people you like.
To have a good friend you need to be a good friend. 28 . Do things for and with your friend that you might not do with anybody else.FRIENDS Be a good friend. Enjoy your friends.
29 PEOPLE .Respect the opposite sex. Respect the similarities and differences. There are many differences and similarities between men and women.
RESPONSIBILITY Accept responsibility. Be a good person. Take responsibility for what you do. 30 .
Learn new things throughout your life. Life is a constant learning experience. Learn from your experiences.Learn. 31 LEARN .
Make your work as pleasant as possible.WORK Enjoy your work. Many people enjoy working and many do not. Try to get all the satisfaction you can out of your work. 32 .
the easier it is to read. Read something you truly enjoy. a magazine. It could be the sports section of a newspaper. The more you read. 33 READ .Reading is necessary. or a book.
WORDS Develop a good vocabulary. When you find a word you don’t know. 34 . write down the definition and use the word. you need to learn as many words as possible. look it up in a dictionary. As you learn more words. To effectively convey what you feel and think. you will be able to express yourself better when either speaking or writing.
Learn a foreign language. 35 LANGUAGE . If you are lucky to live with others who speak another language. you might want to learn their language.Learn another 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. and educate you.Go to movies and watch television. See movies and programs that relax you. It’s fun to go to movies and watch television. entertain you. 37 TV MOVIES .
Whether it is rap.MUSIC Listen to music. hip-hop. or opera. music is beautiful. 38 . jazz. disco. Listen and make your own choices. The sound of music is one of life’s pleasures.
write. or participate in sports. collect things. Your hobby is a special interest you really enjoy.Get a hobby. paint. Have fun with your hobby. You can listen to music. 39 HOBBIES .
in art. or with your friends. You can be creative in sports.CREATIVITY Be creative and enjoy your creativity. athletes. in music. Allow yourself to be creative. and children are creative. with words. corporate presidents. You can be creative in school. or with a computer. 40 . at home. Artists.
Be happy being yourself.Perfection. 41 PERFECT . People are not perfect.
People who are nice have a good attitude. A nice person is pleasant to others.BE NICE Be a nice person. Being nice is nice. 42 .
43 KINDNESS . Be an understanding and charitable person. Think about your actions and the type of person you want to be. Kindness makes everyone feel better.Be kind.
FAIRNESS Be fair. 44 . When you are fair with people. it is more likely that they will treat you fairly. What seems fair to one person may not seem fair to another.
Everyone wants to be appreciated. Express appreciation to others. 45 APPRECIATION .Show appreciation.
COURTESY Courtesy counts. Don’t push when you are standing in line. Hold the door for somebody. When you are courteous. people will be courteous to you. Give up your seat to an elderly person on a bus or train. 46 .
“Please” and “thank you” are really magic words. By saying “please” and “thank you,” people show themselves to be thoughtful, respectful, and nice.
Use the best table manners. People judge you by your manners. Learn proper table manners. Practice your manners, and they will become good habits.
Avoid rude words. Avoid rude or crude words that might hurt or embarrass other people. Always consider what affect your words will have.
keep your communications clear. Whether speaking or writing. 50 . Get to the point.COMMUNICATE Communicate constructively.
Speak clearly and maintain eye contact. 51 SPEAK . When you have something to say. say it. maintain eye contact. Look directly at the other person. and speak clearly. Don’t mumble.
There are situations that require listening. Once you have made your point.LISTEN Speak up and then listen. stop talking and listen. 52 . It is important to express your opinions.
53 QUESTION . Ask questions in a thoughtful and polite manner. Learn from the answers. but rather the search for knowledge. Asking questions does not show a lack of knowledge.Ask questions.
You may accept or reject the advice. 54 . listen. When a person gives you advice. The decision is yours.ADVICE Listen to advice.
Help others. 55 HELP . help. If you know someone needs help.
MONEY Money. Save money. 56 .
57 WIN . A winning attitude creates a winner. Tell yourself several times each day that you are a winner and you will accomplish what you want.Plan to win and you will be a winner.
LOSE Winning isn’t always everything. No person or team wins all the time. Keep your confidence and your next win will be sooner than you think. Look forward to the next time you will win. Don’t dwell on losses. 58 .
59 MISTAKES . We all make mistakes. Learn to avoid making the same mistakes twice.Everyone makes mistakes.
Show your appreciation to the person helping you.SEEK Seek help. 60 . Seek help from the best person available. Don’t be embarrassed to ask for help. People like to help each other.
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.
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.
Forgive. Show forgiveness in your heart and in your mind. Be a forgiving person.
Talk out your problems. Be a peaceful person.PEACE Violence is not the solution. don’t fight about them. 64 . and resolve your differences. Listen. speak.
Plan your life. Think about what you want to achieve. 65 PLAN . Don’t leave your life to chance. Your life belongs to you.
Know the rules and go with them.RULES Follow the rules. Follow rules. Breaking rules causes punishment and other consequences. 66 .
Use time wisely. 67 TIME . Plan your activities so that you can accomplish all you want.
Keep yourself motivated and enjoy your progress.DO IT Keep motivated. 68 . Motivation is the desire to achieve and accomplish what you want in life.
Go step by step. Accomplish something each day and you will accomplish what you want in life. 69 STEPS . Every goal has many steps.Take one step at a time.
you will always do your best. giving 100 percent. Always strive to do your best. 70 .BEST Try hard – do your best. giving it your all will lead to the extraordinary accomplishments in your life. If you try hard and keep a positive attitude. Your extra efforts.
Buy yourself a present. When you achieve something. do a special fun activity. go to a movie. 71 REWARDS .Reward yourself. You deserve to reward yourself when you achieve things in your life. reward yourself.
.. 72 .PRACTICE Practice. Practice with a positive attitude and you will succeed. practice. practice. To be good at anything you need to practice. People born with extraordinary talents still must practice their skills. No one is a champion or a gold-medal winner without practice.
try. Work your way around obstacles. try again. Keep trying and you will succeed.Try. 73 TRY AGAIN . Don’t give up until you have tried all of the proper ways to achieve your goal.
keep your positive spirit and remember tomorrow will be a better day.DAYS Some days are better than others. When things are bad. Everyone has good and bad days. 74 . Life is not one steady flow of good or bad events. Try to remember the good in each day.
Think and use good judgment in what you say and do. Be careful about the way you lead your life.Be careful. 75 JUDGMENT .
STAND UP Stand up for yourself. Stand up for what you believe in. 76 .
Be flexible. Flexibility allows you to adjust to change in a constructive way. Be flexible. 77 FLEXIBILITY .
Learn to compromise and you will get what you want most of the time.COMPROMISE Life is full of compromises. 78 . No one gets their way all the time.
79 SPIRIT . Bad things happen to everyone. Focus your energies on being positive and regaining your spirit. Don’t get stuck in self-pity.Don’t feel sorry for yourself.
80 . If you are angry at someone. and some people keep the anger inside of them. you will feel better.ANGER Express anger in a constructive way. some people rip things up. When you let go of your anger. Learn to deal with anger in a constructive way and non-violent way. let them know your feelings. Some people scream.
It’s okay to cry. Crying is an important expression of human emotion. and just regular people cry. Presidents. A good cry will make you feel better. 81 CRY . athletes. Don’t be embarrassed to cry.
and your mind and body will heal. 82 . Some wounds take longer to heal than others.HEALING Time heals. As time passes your hurts. your injuries.
Have a Win/Win attitude. If you can convince another person that your position is correct and. the other person gains something. then you have created a Win/Win situation. at the same time. Any situation is better if both people can be winners. 83 WINNERS .
FAILURE People fail. but they are not failures. Because you fail does not make you a failure. Failure is part of life. Put it behind you and move on. Learn from the failure. 84 .
Believe in yourself. you have the ability to do almost anything you set your mind. heart. Have confidence in your ability to succeed. and body to. and you will. When you believe in yourself. 85 YOU .
86 . whatever you are doing becomes more pleasurable. Enthusiasm is contagious. When you are enthusiastic.ENTHUSIASM Be enthusiastic. Enthusiasm is the joy you show when doing your daily activities.
87 PROBLEMS . common sense. and intuition to solve problems. Face problems and handle them quickly.View problems as challenges. Problems are challenges to overcome. imagination. Use your creativity.
replace your negative thoughts with positive. Let your thoughts be happy throughout your day. When you are down. Think happy thoughts.HAPPINESS Think happy. happy thoughts. 88 .
89 SMILE . and creates good feelings among people. makes a difficult situation more pleasant.Smile. When you smile. A smile cheers up a room. people around you smile with you.
It is good to laugh at yourself as well as having the ability to enjoy another person’s humor.HUMOR Develop a sense of humor. A sense of humor makes both the serious moments in life and the lighter moments more enjoyable. Lighten up! 90 .
91 PLAY .Play. Find an activity that you enjoy and have fun.
92 . the sky.NATURE Enjoy nature. Take time to enjoy the natural wonders that are a part of your world. and weather are true wonders of nature. the birds. Trees.
Have heroes. Model yourself after your heroes. Heroes are women and men of excellence who did great things. 93 HEROES .
Learn to recognize different types of love. You are loved by many people.LOVE You are loved. Show love to those you love. 94 . People show love in different ways.
If you dream something often enough.Dream. it becomes a goal in your life. 95 DREAM . Dream the possible and the impossible. Dreams come true when you achieve your goals.
96 .MIRACLES Miracles happen. Miracles do happen. Things happen in life that can’t be explained.
97 BEGIN .Begin again. If you don’t begin. you can’t reach the end. Don’t be afraid to start again. Starting something is the first step to completion.
Keep your positive mental attitude and try your best. take pride in yourself.PRIDE Be proud. 98 . and you will feel proud about yourself.
Courage conquers fear.Be courageous. Be courageous! 99 COURAGE .
LIFE Love life. 100 . Life is good. Enjoy yourself and be happy.
101 AIM HIGH! .AIM HIGH! Enjoy your life.