Day 839. Did you have a bad day? Here are tips for improving it.

July 13, 2013

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles

Day 839.  Thursday, July 11, 2013
Smiling Daffodil: “Todd. Please talk to me.”

Todd: “What’s wrong?”

Smiling Daffodil:  “I’m having a difficult day.”

We talked things through and Todd assured me the day would improve.

The work day dragged on but eventually I was free to go to dance class.

My lesson was pushed to an earlier hour—which meant I could go to a dance party at the studio in Dallas.

I was so excited.

I arrived at the studio in Dallas and noticed all my friends were there.

The party began.

Todd:  “So… did your day improve?”

At this time I was wearing a smile on my face.

Smiling Daffodil:  “bad day?  I don’t remember having a bad day.”

As we continued dancing my frustrations from earlier in the day seemed to escape my memory.

The Dale Carnegie principles used in this story are from How to Stop Worrying and Start Living:
Don’t worry about the past.
Keep busy.

The lesson in this story:  It’s important to find a positive outlet where you can focus your energy rather than spending your time dwelling on the negative events of the day.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles By The Smiling Daffodil

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