Posts Tagged ‘ How to Stop Worrying and Start Living ’

Day 969. Enthusiasm in the workplace

March 18, 2014
Day 969. Enthusiasm in the workplace

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 969.  Monday, November 18, 2013 I finished explaining my idea for a marketing campaign. George:  “I love it!  THAT is a really good idea.” George was visibly excited and pleased. I was happy, relieved and grateful. Smiling Daffodil:  “Yes, it is a great idea.  Be sure…

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Day 962. $12.50 isn’t worth getting upset about.

March 11, 2014
Day 962.  $12.50 isn’t worth getting upset about.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 962.  Monday, November 11, 2013 I received an email this afternoon. Judy:  “Hi Smiling Daffodil, I can’t make it to the dance.  Thanks for thinking of me.” I read the email and got frustrated.  My first thought, ‘then why did you say you’d go?  Don’t you…

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Day 961. Focus on one task at a time.

March 11, 2014
Day 961.  Focus on one task at a time.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 961.  Sunday, November 10, 2013 Two main tasks needed to be completed today:  a photo shoot and run an errand to a bookstore. I was stressing at first.  The photo shoot will likely take all day.  By the time it finishes the bookstore will be closed.…

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Day 959. Overwhelmed by tasks? Try this approach…

March 10, 2014
Day 959.  Overwhelmed by tasks?  Try this approach…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 959.  Friday, November 8, 2013 The more I thought about the day the more concerned I became. Aside from work, I wanted to get new tires on my car, have dinner with some friends, go to the dance studio, take some headshots, go to the bookstore,…

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Day 916. Keeping busy can wipe away memories of bad days.

October 6, 2013
Day 916.  Keeping busy can wipe away memories of bad days.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 916.  Thursday, September 26, 2013 About halfway into my dance lesson my instructor looked at me and said, “Shall we do some Lindy Hop?” I grinned. The song that was playing was not a Lindy Hop song but I didn’t let it dampen my spirit. James: …

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Day 909. No umbrella in the pouring rain…. time to use Dale Carnegie’s principles…

October 6, 2013
Day 909.  No umbrella in the pouring rain…. time to use Dale Carnegie’s principles…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 909.  Thursday, September 19, 2013 We got up to leave the restaurant and noticed it was raining outside. Roe:  “We needed the rain.  You wait here and I’ll go get the car.” Smiling Daffodil:  “No, that’s ok.  I’ll go with you.”At the time I was wearing…

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Day 841. Fill your mind with thoughts of peace.

July 14, 2013
Day 841.  Fill your mind with thoughts of peace.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 841.  Saturday, July 13, 2013 I was feeling good when I left the cathedral.  But as I was driving I started thinking and doubting myself. Thought process:  “Maybe my confession wasn’t good…” I could see myself going down a negative, discouraged path in my head. So…

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Day 840. Make someone feel important.

July 13, 2013
Day 840.  Make someone feel important.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 840.  Friday, July 12, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Argh!  Sally, it’s already 2:30!  I will go buy a cake right now.” Sally:  “Try to get chocolate!” So off I went – the nearest store about a half hour round trip.  Not really the way I want to…

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

July 13, 2013
Day 839.  Did you have a bad day?  Here are tips for improving it.

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…

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Day 824. Ever feel awkward and clumsy? Use Dale Carnegie’s principles to give you confidence!

July 9, 2013
Day 824.  Ever feel awkward and clumsy?  Use Dale Carnegie’s principles to give you confidence!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 824.  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Todd, will you be at the Dallas studio?” Todd:  “No, it doesn’t look like I will be able to make it tonight.” This was disappointing.  I rely on Todd to be at the Dallas studio—he’s the only student I…

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