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