These are some samples of Dr. Edisms that are found in When Trouble Comes.
Dr. Edism #1
People want happiness but they don't know, in general, how to get it. Your future is unwritten so be your own author and write it the way you want it to be. Your possibilities are endless.
Dr. Edism #2
One of the key aspects in handling negative emotions is to understand the fact that you can't control how your feel but you can handle how you act.
Dr. Edism #3
If you really want to do something, you will find a way, if you don't, you will find an excuse.
Dr. Edism #4
The greatest risk from failure is not failure itself, but that it may make you think that you are a loser--if you allow yourself to believe it.
Dr. Edism #5
Most people do not realize that their behavior is linked to their Life Story, and they blame the present conditions for their actions.
Dr. Edism #6
People in general think that when they feel guilty they must be doing something wrong. This certainly is not always the case.
Dr. Edism #7
When you are not sure if a situation relates back to your past, it is a good idea to ask yourself the following question: "Is this a new emotion I am feeling or an old one?"
Dr. Edism #8
Avoid negative people; they have the ability to demonstrate only discouragement and despair. Remember the Law of Attraction: positive feelings attract positive emotions and negative attracts negative emotions.
Dr. Edism #9
Don't blame yourself for that one minute of poor decision; learn from it.
Dr. Edism #10
The positive words you say to yourself are essential in creating a successful mind frame.
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