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